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While New York City mourns, political opportunists point fingers—but we should really be talking about reforms that would keep everyone safe.
Apparently, to criticize the police is to be anti-police. But if I call and point out that the swings in the playground are broken, am I anti-parks?
From Bill de Blasio to Eric Holder to Barack Obama to #BlackLivesMatter, right-wing pundits are blaming everyone and everything but the obvious.
Body cameras have been embraced by the police, even as police attack cop-watch patrols.
We need law and policing reform, but first we have to want to end state-sanctioned violence against African-Americans.
Debates over reform rage, but we know what works.
Here’s what we actually know about proposed police reforms.
Once you were not afraid to ask that all-important question: “Who’s afraid of a large black man?” Tragically, it now seems like the answer might be you.
Even as activists are organizing against police violence, many Americans continue to see blacks as criminals—and want our police to act accordingly.
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