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Hundreds of BLM protesters marched through the streets of Sacramento on March 30 demanding justice for Stephon Clark, who was shot and killed by Sacramento police on March 18. An independent autopsy commissioned by the Clark family revealed that Stephon Clark had been shot eight times with most of the shots hitting him in the back. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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After Stephon Clark Shooting, Questions Remain About Police Use Of Force

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Hours after the funeral for Stephon Clark on March 29, dozens of Black Lives Matter protesters staged a demonstration outside of the offices of the Sacramento district attorney to demand justice for Clark who was shot and killed by Sacramento police. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Many Protests, Few Arrests In Sacramento

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Black Lives Matter activists in Sacramento gathered on Friday to protest the death of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was fatally wounded by police. At a vigil for Clark the next day, a woman was hit by a vehicle. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters stand outside of council chambers during a special city council meeting at Sacramento City Hall on Tuesday in Sacramento, Calif. Hundreds packed a special city council at Sacramento City Hall to address concerns over the shooting death of Stephon Clark by Sacramento police. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A tearful Sequita Thompson pleads for police officers who killed her unarmed grandson, Stephon Clark, to face criminal charges. Thompson was accompanied at a news conference by Clark's uncle, Kurtis Gordon (left), and attorney Ben Crump (right). Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Black Lives Matter protesters march Thursday in Sacramento, Calif., after two officers in the city's police department shot and killed Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man, in the backyard of his grandparents' house on Sunday evening. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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A still from police body camera footage of the officer-involved shooting of 22-year-old Stephon Clark on Sunday in Sacramento. Screenshot by NPR/Sacramento Police Department hide caption

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Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson said his decision not to seek re-election "was an incredibly difficult choice, but one that I feel confident about." Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Erica Johnson prays before her meal. She volunteers at the food pantry at John Still school where three of her four children are students. She eats alone after she feeds her kids. Andrew Nixon/Capital Public Radio hide caption

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Beyond Free Lunch: Schools Open Food Pantries For Hungry Families

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