Michael Ramos

Graffiti references the police killings of George Floyd and Mike Ramos on the side of Austin Police Department headquarters.
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The release of body camera footage in the police killing of Mike Ramos is being delayed, the city said Sunday. The Austin Police Department had planned to release the video Monday, but failed to follow proper procedure, according to City Manager Spencer Cronk.

Painters outline "Black Austin Matters" on Congress Avenue early Tuesday morning.
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Parts of Congress Avenue were closed Tuesday as crews painted "Black Austin Matters" across several blocks of the downtown Austin street.

Brenda Ramos at her home in South Austin.
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Brenda Ramos is not broken.

She strains in a chair in her South Austin home, adjusting the pain-relief pads just below her shoulder, displacing the rosary she's been keeping around her neck since her son, Mike, died. She's surrounded by sympathy cards and flowers. A crucifix reads, "I am with you."

Demonstrators facing police hold signs saying "Honor your rage" and "End police brutality" at a protest in downtown Austin on Sunday.
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The Austin City Council heard from hundreds of people during an emergency meeting Thursday that addressed police violence at weekend protests against the killings of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Mike Ramos in Austin. 

Liz Brake, a volunteer medic, poses outside Austin Police Department headquarters during nationwide protests against racism and police brutality.
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Liz Brake had a long day Saturday. A lot of people did. One could argue the entire country did

As a volunteer medic on the streets of Austin, she worked through waves of pepper spray, waves of "beanbags" fired off by law enforcement, and hours of chanting by demonstrators targeted by those beanbags.

Protesters demonstrate against police brutality, in Austin on Sunday.
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More than 300 people have signed up to talk about what transpired during weekend protests against systemic racism and police killings, at an emergency Austin City Council session Thursday.

Council members will reconvene the following morning to hear from Austin Police Chief Brian Manley. No immediate action is expected to be taken.

Photos of Ahmaud Arbery and Michael Ramos are displayed during a vigil on Wednesday.
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A small group of pastors and community members prayed for peace and justice during a vigil in East Austin Wednesday night. The solemn gathering was a contrast to protesters chanting around the Austin Police Department a mile away. 

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La madre de Michael ‘Mike’ Ramos habló sobre la muerte de su hijo el domingo por la tarde mientras se realizaban protestas en Austin pidiendo justicia por él y George Floyd, un hombre afroamericano en Minneapolis que murió bajo la custodia de agentes de policía.

People gathered at the Capitol on Sunday to protest police killings of unarmed black people.
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Chas Moore, executive director of the Austin Justice Coalition, says he doesn’t condone or criticize protesters’ actions in Austin over the weekend. 

A line of Austin Police officers block the front of police headquarters Sunday as thousands protest in the street.
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A 20-year-old black man is hospitalized in critical condition after police shot him with beanbag rounds outside police headquarters Sunday night, Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said Monday.

Protesters hold signs saying "Black Lives Matter" and "No justice, no peace."
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Demonstrators protested at the Capitol, through the streets of downtown Austin, outside police headquarters and on I-35 over the weekend, calling for justice in the police killings of unarmed black people.

Law enforcement use tear gas and smoke to get protesters off I-35.
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Protesters demanding justice for Mike Ramos, George Floyd and other black people killed by police moved onto I-35 for the second day in a row after marching through downtown Austin. 

A protester is arrested by Austin Police near City Hall Sunday afternoon.
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Hundreds of people protesting the killings of George Floyd and Michael Ramos converged on Austin Police headquarters throughout the weekend, shutting down Interstate 35 several times and marching across downtown.

Demonstrators protesting police brutality marched onto I-35 from Austin Police headquarters on Saturday.
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Hundreds of people protesting the police killings of George Floyd and Mike Ramos demonstrated outside Austin Police headquarters and on I-35 on Saturday, temporarily blocking all lanes of traffic.

A protester holds up a sign toward a row of Austin police officers in front of APD headquarters downtown.
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A crowd protested outside Austin Police Department headquarters in downtown Austin on Friday night, demanding justice for George Floyd, a black man who was killed by a police officer in Minneapolis on Monday, and Michael Ramos, who was killed by an Austin police officer last month.

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A 42-year-old black and Hispanic man died from multiple gunshot wounds in a police shooting in April, according to a report the Austin Police Department filed Wednesday with the Texas Attorney General's Office. 

Austin Police Department cars
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Austin police did not find a gun in or near the car of Michael Ramos, the black and Hispanic man who died after being shot at by police last month, Police Chief Brian Manley said Monday.