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Former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager listens as Judge Clifton Newman declares a mistrial at the Charleston County court in Charleston, S.C., Dec. 5, 2016. Judge Clifton Newman declared a mistrial after the jury was unable to reach a verdict. Slager was accused of shooting and killing Walter Scott, an unarmed black man, during a traffic stop in April 2015. (Grace Beahm - Pool/Getty Images)
Former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager listens as Judge Clifton Newman declares a mistrial at the Charleston County court in Charleston, S.C., Dec. 5, 2016. Judge Clifton Newman declared a mistrial after the jury was unable to reach a verdict. Slager was accused of shooting and killing Walter Scott, an unarmed black man, during a traffic stop in April 2015. (Grace Beahm - Pool/Getty Images)
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On Monday, Judge Clifton Newman declared a mistrial in the case of South Carolina police officer Michael Slager, who was on trial for killing an unarmed black man named Walter Scott.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Trudy Grant, manager of religious affairs for National Action Network in Charleston, South Carolina, about the case. Grant was also one of Scott's high school classmates.

This segment aired on December 6, 2016.

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