The police who turned their backs didn't just turn their backs on Mayor de Blasio; they turned their backs on the legacy of Officer Ramos. They turned their backs on the people they've sworn to protect. In essence they proclaimed, "We are not wa.
We have seen everything from historic droughts and extreme wildfires ravaging communities in California, to vanishing wildlife habitat in Alaska, to toxic algae blooming out of control and contaminating drinking water supplies in America's heartland.
The Washington Post has been keeping track of every fatal police shooting this year. Wes Lowery, a national reporter for The Washington Post, was here to answer questions about the project. Check out the "Answered" tab to see all his comments!