Emmett Till was a boy of fourteen when he was lynched in Mississippi. The press would influence public opinion, and the outcome of the trial.
In 1968, the Kerner Commission “explicitly identified white racism as the principal cause of the civil disorder evidenced across hundreds of U.S. cities."
Diversity among officers lags behind the general population. But is police culture a greater problem when it comes to combating excessive force?
The viral pandemic is underscoring fault lines in access to care for those on margins.