Michael Slager told the judge that he was never made aware of a plea deal that would have cut years off his sentence for the 2015 shooting of Walter Scott.
HuffPost spoke with 11 black gun owners to figure out what gun ownership means in a country determined to keep its black populace unarmed.
Michael Slager fatally shot Scott in 2015 while Scott ran away from him.
“I want people to understand difference and not criminalize it,” says artist Cyrus Aaron.
At the time of the announcement, and still today, a fair amount of people do not understand what this means for the case.