Black People Politics : A Closer Look At Police Killings This Year Debunks A Big Myth About Community Violence

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    In the Spirit of Policing,





    A Closer Look At Police Killings This Year Debunks A Big Myth About Community Violence

    “It just reminds us that the police are choosing to be violent in communities"



    What does black-on-black crime have to do with police violence? Nothing, according to a new report from Campaign Zero, a policy platform that grew out of the Black Lives Matter movement and offers solutions to ending police violence in America.

    The 2015 Year-End Police Violence report, released on Monday, compares the rates at which the 60 largest police departments in the U.S. kill civilians. The data, which is a part of the Mapping Police Violence project, also found that out of the these 60 departments, only one didn’t have any officer-involved fatal shootings in 2015 ...




    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry...575e4b014efe0d6a2cd?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592

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    In Chicago on Nov. 27, community activists and labor leaders held a demonstration billed as a "march for justice", following the release of video showing an officer fatally shooting Laquan McDonald



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