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Is there finally consciousness that law enforcement officers too often serve white privilege, not justice?

By Diane Roberts  

Photo: Liu Jie/Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

In spring of 2018, Sacramento, California police saw 23-year-old Stephon Clark standing in his grandmother’s back garden with what they believed was a gun. They opened fire. After they killed him, they discovered he was actually holding a mobile phone. Earlier this year, a former cop called Gregory McMichael grabbed his shotgun and jumped in his pick-up truck with his son Travis to chase down Ahmaud Arbery, a young black man out jogging in Brunswick, Georgia. Arbery, shot three times, bled to…

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