Police unions and minorities should be allies in the battle to reduce economic inequality.
Now more than ever, it’s important to look boldly at the reality of race and gender bias — and understand how the two can combine to create even more harm.
What is it going to take to stop this madness?
Bailey Williams: Oscar Grant Was Shot by Police 10 Years Ago. Now His Family Is Helping Others to Heal
The United States has the highest number of police killings than any other industrialized country. In 2018, nearly 1,000 people were killed by police, according to The Washington Post. Of those killed, 38 were unarmed.
If you see police choking someone to death – such as Eric Garner, the 43-year-old black horticulturalist wrestled down on the streets of New York City in 2014 – you … Continue reading →
. The linguistic gymnastics needed to report on police violence without calling up images of police violence is a thing of semantic wonder. Officers don’t shoot, they are merely “involved” … Continue reading →
Report from Amnesty International – June 2015 Hundreds of men and women are killed by police each and every year across the United States. No one knows exactly how many because … Continue reading →