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Commentary: Can cops say, 'Enough?'

Say his name: Stephon Clark. Unarmed black man killed by Sacramento police in his grandmother's backyard. Smeared as a hoodlum who shouldn't have run from the law. Eulogized as the latest needless casualty of trigger-happy officers.

Thousands have marched in protest since Clark's death March 18. Their chants and signs invoke the memory of other unwilling martyrs in the movement for police reform: Michael Brown, Oscar Grant, Alton Sterling, Eric Garner, Philando Castille, Walter Scott and too many more.

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