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From Harper’s Weekly Report: A study found that black defendants receive longer sentences from Republican-appointed judges than from judges chosen by Democrats, Milwaukee police released a video in which NBA player Sterling Brown was arrested and tased by officers over … Continue reading
Racism. As practiced by a Jacksonville, Florida cop who busied himself writing pedestrian tickets, primarily to black people. I thank ProPublica for exposing this–“walking while black”–and for causing my blood pressure to rise.
Yesterday, Eric Schneiderman. Today: Source: 67 Former State Attorneys General Have a Message: Condemn Hate Bluntly – The New York Times and this memorable incident: In February 1976, [then Alabama] attorney general, Bill Baxley, received a threatening letter. It was from … Continue reading