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2022 In Review: BET.com Reveals Biggest News Stories Of The Year

Amongst the millions of articles, photographs, videos, and social media posts out there, here are the stories that mattered most to our readers.
12/22/2022

Ex-Officer Gets 11-Year Sentence For Fatally Shooting Atatiana Jefferson

Aaron Dean, a former Fort Worth, Tex., policeman was convicted for killing the 28-year-old while responding to a non-emergency call.
12/20/2022

Ex-Texas Policeman Found Guilty In Killing Of Atatiana Jefferson

Aaron Dean, a former Fort Worth officer was convicted of manslaughter in the 2019 shooting, which stemmed from a police response to a burglary call.
12/15/2022

Jury Deliberations Under Way In Murder Trial Of Ex-Cop Accused In Atatiana Jefferson Slaying

Lawyers argued about whether the officer knew Jefferson was armed when he fired a fatal shot through her bedroom window.
12/15/2022

Ex-Officer Who Fatally Shot Atatiana Jefferson Makes Admission At Murder Trial

‘You’re crying now, but you weren’t crying when you decided not to administer CPR to Atatiana,’ prosecutor says on cross-examination.
12/13/2022

Sister, Forensic Pathologist Testify In Murder Trial Of Ex-Cop In Atatiana Jefferson’s Death

The aspiring doctor was caring for her ailing mother when police say they mistook her for an armed burglar.
12/08/2022

Atatiana Jefferson's 11-Year-Old Nephew Testifies About Fatal Police Shooting Of His Aunt

‘I was thinking, Is it a dream?’ Zion Carr recalled the tragic moment when she fell to the ground.
12/06/2022

Texas Middle School Teacher Caught On Video Telling Students White Race Is Superior

School officials placed him on administrative leave for the ‘inappropriate conversation.’
11/14/2022

Texas Cop Who Shot And Killed Pamela Turner Found Not Guilty

Officer Juan Delacruz was charged with aggravated assault by a public servant.
10/13/2022

D.C. Mayor Declares Emergency Over Migrant Arrivals From Arizona, Texas

Texas has sent more than 7,900 migrants to D.C., creating a ‘growing humanitarian crisis,’ the mayor says.
09/09/2022