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Chicago’s cops, like America’s cops more generally, treat black people like animals to be hunted and killed. The badge itself is a license to kill. America’s police culture is both authoritarian and racist. Yet, every video recording and photo, or any other evidence of police thuggery, is treated by the mainstream news media like a mysterious thing that was just discovered, a unicorn or leprechaun in one’s den taking a crap on the floor, when in fact that member of the fae is a welcome house guest for White America.

Violence against Black Americans is real and documented, so why does White America continue to deny it?

On any given day, in any police department in the nation, 15 percent of officers will do the right thing no matter what is happening. Fifteen percent of officers will abuse their authority at every opportunity. The remaining 70 percent could go either way depending on whom they are working with.
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Redditt Hudson, “I’m a black ex-cop, and this is the real truth about race and policing.” Vox, May 28, 2015

What I’ve always said. Police brutality isn’t an individual act, it’s systemic and cultural. Most cops aren’t “good cops.” They’re just followers that lean in whichever direction the wind blows and that’s usually against ethnic and sexual minorities and women.

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