Why Are We Killing Citizens Over Misdemeanors?

What do Eric Garner, George Floyd & Rayshard Brooks have in common?

Sure, all of them were black, and killed by police.

But every one of their interactions with police started with the investigation of a misdemeanor crime. Eric Garner was selling cigarettes. Michael Brown had stolen a pack of smokes from a convenience store. George Floyd had passed a $20…

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Politics, philosophy, culture. Just trying to make the world a better, place. BS Finance. Follow me everywhere @MFrancisWrites. “I know that I know nothing.”

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Politics, philosophy, culture. Just trying to make the world a better, place. BS Finance. Follow me everywhere @MFrancisWrites. “I know that I know nothing.”

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