The Washington Post has been keeping track of every fatal police shooting this year. Wes Lowery, a national reporter for The Washington Post, was here to answer questions about the project. Check out the "Answered" tab to see all his comments!
The extremely incomplete list of unarmed Blacks killed by police
The Counted composite: Black Americans are more than twice as likely to be unarmed when killed during encounters with police as white people, according to a Guardian investigation which found 102 of 464 people killed so far this year in incidents with law enforcement officers were not carrying weapons.
Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide
5/31/15 Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide - The Washington Post | The three are among at least 385 people shot and killed by police nationwide during the first five months of this year, more than two a day, according to a Washington Post analysis. That is more than twice the rate of fatal police shootings tallied by the federal government over the past decade, a count that officials concede is incomplete.
Half of People Killed by Police Have a Disability: Report