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Police Brutality: Same Old Problem, Same Old Response

AFRICANGLOBE - Africans in America have been dealing with police brutality for decades. Until new leadership and forceful solutions arrives the community will continue to deal with it. Brace for the usual cast of “misleadership” characters to “funnel Black peoples energies into official channels that go nowhere,” to quote activist Glenn Ford.

The Lynching Of Eric Garner

AFRICANGLOBE - Let me be clear – Eric Garner was lynched. He was brutally assaulted and choked to death by a police officer who, supposedly trained, abused his authority with deadly precision. It is not enough to state that the officer used deadly force because when it comes to Black males and police, there is a violent regularity that has persisted for decades.