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Facts about police violence in Texas

We must hold law enforcement accountable to protect Black Texans.

We've heard a lot from Texas Republican lawmakers about "protest violence" over the last few days. Well here are the facts about police violence in our state. 

Black & Brown Texans who died at the hands of police in 2019 & 2020:

This list includes names we could find based on publicly available data, and is non-comprehensive. 

2020: Randy Roszell Lewis, Rayshard Scales, Adrian Medearis, Alfredo Delarosa, Nicolas Chavez, Michael Ramos, Nicholas Chavin, Jasman Washington, Dewayne Curtis Lafond, Maurico Hernandez, Carlos Delgado, Lebarron Ballard, Juanito Ovalle, Dung Nguyen, Jesus Bonito Garcia, Richard Rodriguez, Aaron Marcos Valdez, Darius Tarver, Drew Nichols Wallas-Flores.

2019: Treshun Symone Miller, Schaston Theodore Lamarr Hodge, Rodney Lassister, Patricia Spivey, Pamela Shantay Turner, Nicholas Walker, Michael Lorenzo Dean, Marcus McVae, Makeyvion Devonte Cannon, LeEdwards "Pete" Hopkins, Lawrence Thompson III, JaQuavion Slaton, James Scott Reed, Jamal Muhammad, Eric DeWayne Curtis, Detravian Allison, Derrick Edmond, Demetrius Williams, Daniel E. King, Brandon Bell, Atatiana Jefferson, Aric Rashaad Moody, Anthony Lonnie White, Amari Malone, Tomas Hernandez, Samuel Garcia, Raul Casas Campos, Paul Cantu, Mark Anthony Galvan, Mario Alberto Torres, Macario Hernandez, Luis Fino Nabarrette, Louis Jose Burrus, Leonardo Gallegos, Juan Moreno Jr., Juan Carlos Chapa, Jose Luiz "Cheeze" Orona, Jose Baca-Olivares, Jorge Albert Merino, Jeremy Ponce, Jason Xavier Salas, Jason Paul De La Rosa, Isaac Ray Ruiz, Gerardo Martinez Ramirez, Felipe Martinez, Emilio Mojica, Eduardo Munoz, Daniel Moncada, Christopher Michael Alderete, Christine Soto Venegas, Carlvon Mayo, Carlos Manuel Dodero, Augustine Gutierrez, Nil Hoeur.