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Texas Sheriff's Killing Puts Black Lives Matter On Defense05:25

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When Sheriff Deputy Darren Goforth was shot and killed in August, a local sheriff blamed the Black Lives Matter movement for the murder.

There's no evidence that the African-American shooter was involved with Black Lives Matter. But the accusation sparked a change in some of the dialogue about the Black Lives Matters movement.

NPR's Wade Goodwyn has the story for Here & Now.


This segment aired on September 25, 2015.

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