Wesley Lowery

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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  • Apr 12, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday morning defended the preliminary nuclear deal struck with Iran by the Obama Administration earlier this month.

  • Apr 12, 2015

Michael Slager, who shot Walter Scott in the back, used a stun gun on a man in 2013 during a reported burglary.

  • Apr 9, 2015

The city’s police will wear body cameras after a video caught an officer shooting a fleeing man.

  • Apr 8, 2015

His mother spoke a day after video emerged of a police officer shooting him in the back.

  • Apr 8, 2015

Michael Thomas Slager has been charged with murder in the death of Walter Scott, an unarmed black man, in South Carolina.

  • Apr 8, 2015

Activists and some elected officials hope the killing of William Scott will jumpstart efforts to pass legislation to but body cameras on South Carolina police officers.

  • Apr 8, 2015

After the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white police officer, leadership within the city becomes more diverse.

  • Apr 8, 2015

Priorities will include opposing state religious objections laws and seeking criminal justice reforms.

  • Apr 7, 2015

The decision was announced by the North Charleston mayor and chief of police after video footage surfaced showing the officer shooting the man in the back as he was fleeing the scene.

  • Apr 7, 2015
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Wesley Lowery is a national reporter who covers law enforcement, justice, race and politics. He previously covered Congress and national politics. Prior to joining the Washington Post in February 2014, he worked as a breaking news and local politics reporter for the Boston Globe, and has also reported for the Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal. In 2014, he was named the National Association of Black Journalists' "Emerging Journalist of the Year." Follow him on Twitter @WesleyLowery.
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