37: Alabama's Watergate (Law'n Order)

This week, I will be talking about the murder of Bernard Whitehurst at the hands of an Alabama police officer by the name of Donald Foster and the huge cover up by the police department and Alabama government officials.

Rest in Peace Bernard Whitehurst.

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Links:
The Notorious Botched Cover-Up That Became ‘Alabama’s Watergate’
https://www.history.com/news/the-notorious-botched-cover-up-that-became-alabamas-watergate

Killing of Bernard Whitehurst
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Killing_of_Bernard_Whitehurst

Montgomery erects second marker honoring Bernard Whitehurst
https://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/local/2015/12/04/montgomery-erects-second-marker-honoring-bernard-whitehurst/76797052/

Alabama's 'Watergate'
https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/opinions/1977/04/03/alabamas-watergate/94450203-adc3-4ba1-8805-fec5ebd456c9/?utm_term=.d311c802997d

Innocent Alabama man murdered by cops 40 years ago, police heard saying 'We done shot the wrong n-----'
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/crime/innocent-alabama-man-murdered-cops-article-1.2471278