WASHINGTON — This just in: Black men are still being killed by police officers for no good reason.
But you knew that. Anyone who has remotely been paying attention should be aware that unjustified police killings of African-American men continue unabated. In far too many police departments, the unwritten rule for encounters with black men is shoot first, ask questions later.
The most recent tragic example is the Thanksgiving night slaying of Emantic “E.J.” Bradford Jr., 21, at the Riverchase Galleria shopping mall in Hoover, Alabama, a Birmingham suburb. The city has been roiled by protests… …read more
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