In October, we watched, stunned, as Shakara Murphy was dragged from her seat and slammed on the ground by Ben Fields, a former school resource officer at Spring Valley High School in Columbia, South Carolina. Murphy was arrested.
Fields was fired for his actions.
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Activists are demanding Richland County Solicitor Dan Johnson drop the charges.
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According to Fox 57, the protest will take place Thursday at 4pm at the Richland County Justice Center.
Johnson released this statement.