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Race: Five Pieces Worth Reading

From Ferguson to North Charleston to NYC, the controversy surrounding police conduct and what constitutes appropriate use of force continues to percolate. Here are some pieces that connect to that discussion in interesting ways, further exploring its complexity, and–see Stacia Brown’s piece–finding reasons to hope.

Police Rethink Long Tradition on Using Force, NY Times >

Chicago Pays $5 Million to Family of Black Teenager Killed By Officer, NY Times >

Systematic Racism or Isolated Abuses?, The Atlantic >

Film the Police, The Atlantic >

The Luxury of Hope, the New Republic >

 

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This entry was posted on May 8, 2015 by in Faith, National, News, Race and tagged , , , , , .
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