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North Charleston Prepares For Mourning And Protest In Walter Scott Shooting

SUMMERVILLE, SC - APRIL 11: The hearse carrying Walter Scott arrives arrives at the W.O.R.D. Ministries Christian Center for
SUMMERVILLE, SC - APRIL 11: The hearse carrying Walter Scott arrives arrives at the W.O.R.D. Ministries Christian Center for his funeral, after he was fatally shot by a North Charleston police officer after fleeing a traffic stop in North Charleston on April 11, 2015 in Summerville, South Carolina. Mr. Scott was killed on April 4 by North Charleston police officer Michael T. Slager after a traffic stop. The officer now faces murder charges. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. — In a ritual that has been repeated around the country after racially charged police killings, this working-class city was preparing Friday for a weekend of public mourning and angry protest over the death of an unarmed black man who was shot in the back by a white police officer.

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