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Family of man killed by officers allege racism by police


TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The family and supporters of a black Topeka man killed last year by police are speaking out against the city, the department and what they called unjustified violence by law enforcement toward black men as they discuss a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city and the officers.

The lawsuit filed Wednesday alleges that the two white officers, Michael Cruse and Justin Mackey, lacked legal justification when they fatally shot Dominique White, 30, after a struggle in September near a park in Topeka. The officers were responding to a report of gunfire and confronted W...

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