Example sentences for: amadou

How can you use “amadou” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Johnnie Cochran said he will assemble a dream team of lawyers to hold the New York police "accountable" for the death of an African street peddler . The victim, Amadou Diallo, died after plainclothes policemen fired 41 bullets at him in the vestibule of his apartment building, hitting him 19 times.

  • Rudolph Giuliani defends his handling of the Amadou Diallo shooting to Newsweek . "[The New York Police Department] is not the KKK," he offers.

  • A piece calls the killing of Amadou Diallo by New York police officers more explicable than last year's beating of Abner Louima.

  • Amadou Diallo (unarmed 22-year-old West African with no police record)

  • Here's how: According to a New York Times survey, 51 percent of all New Yorkers (72 percent of African-Americans) believe most of the police use excessive force; 70 percent think the police often engage in brutality against blacks; 60 percent think that the mayor's response to the Amadou Diallo shooting has made matters worse.


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