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Charles Whitman was killed by police officers to stop his shooting spree from the University of Texas Tower.

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Soweto school strike and uprising 1976. The walkout by pupils at Orlando West Junior School in Soweto on 30 April 1976 in protest at being taught in Afrikaans was the fuse of the movement that came to be led by Nelson Mandela and which overthrew apartheid in South Africa. By June, Soweto was in revolt and some 600 people had been killed by the police and army. But the uprising established the jailed Mandela’s ANC as a guiding force for liberation and was immediately heeded in Britain.

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#iftheygunnedmedown attacks portrayals of black men killed by police (click thru for more)

WATCH: Melissa Harris-Perry's Gut-Wrenching Michael Brown Segment

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Here's how many people police have killed since the shooting of Michael Brown.

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