The Breakdown Of Elijah McClain’s Deadly Arrest

The protest continues for police brutality in Aurora, Colorado and one of the names that stand out in regards to injustice was the death of Elijah Jovan McClain. Elijah was a 23-year-old African-American Massage Therapist from Aurora, Colorado who was killed during an encounter with police while walking home on August 24, 2019. A 911 caller said he looked “suspicious” while wearing a mask walking down the street. The police tried to apprehended him and even though he resisted arrest, he was not armed. The police placed Elijah in a choke hold during the attempt of arrest. Paramedics was called to administer a sedative drug and on the way to the hospital Elijah went into cardiac arrest. Elijah died a few days later after being declared brain dead and all officers were cleared of any wrong doing.

If you would like to support a petition for real true justice in the death of Elijah McClain do so by way of this petition:


act.colorofchange.org/elijah/petition‎

This attached video is graphic and could be upsetting.

https://www.nbcnews.com/now/video/watch-minute-to-minute-breakdown-leading-up-to-elijah-mcclain-s-deadly-arrest-86082117736

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