Once again we have another case of police officers allegedly beating a suspect in Hollywood, CA this past August. Now don’t get me wrong I don’t believe that every instance of alledged police brutality is true but the frequency of instances is alarming. Minorities or if you want me to say it Black people are skeptical of police, in the Black community harassment and mistreatment by people in a position of authority is more common then in other communities. For these reasons when a person on color says that they were mistreated by police, setup by police, or targeted by police the black community is open to the possibility of the accusations being reality. In the same sense that people in the white community who don’t experience these things find it absurd that anyone could believe such things go on. Although we have come a long way since the days of slavery and even since the days of the civil rights movement there is still a ways to go. When minorities (people of color) are treated such as this man below has our society really outgrown the strains of racism.


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