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  • Justice for Alonzo Smith: Beverly Smith Reflects on Her Son's Life Before He Was Killed by Special Police

    By Tess Raser, Truthout | Report

    (Art: Kate Deciccio)Beverly Smith, mother of Alonzo Smith. (Art: Kate Deciccio; Edited: LW / TO)

    It's been two years since Alonzo Smith died of "sudden cardiac arrest" while handcuffed and restrained by "special police" at a DC apartment complex. His mother Beverly Smith reflects on Alonzo's life, his impact on the students at the school for children with emotional and learning disabilities where Alonzo worked, and her continuing fight for justice and accountability for his death.

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