Yes, a human exists behind the badge, but that doesn’t silence the need for police reforms.
We’re 100 deadly shootings beyond what the FBI’s faulty data normally collected.
“Ending white supremacy requires the ability to do math—350 years of murderous plunder are not undone by 50 years of uneasy ceasefire.” – Ta-Nehisi Coates
In Ferguson, minority outrage at police mistreatment has intersected with the libertarian critique of state power in a way that has brought the concerns of both groups to a national audience.
It just boggles my mind that we do not have an accurate and reliable way to know how often the arm of the government kills us.