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People are so esily suckered into division.
I applad your thread as it strikes directly at the heart of the problem.
Judge on the content of ones character, not on the colour of their skin . Never a truer word spoken.
Black Lives Matter are the flip side of the KKK. They both want superiority for their race.. i.e. they are racists.
so close to 50% of all people killed by police nation wide have some form of disability/mental illness
Almost half of the people who die at the hands of police have some kind of disability, according to a new report, as officers are often drawn into emergencies where urgent care may be more appropriate than lethal force. The report, published by the Ruderman Family Foundation, a disability organization, proposes that while police interactions with minorities draw increasing scrutiny, disability and health considerations are still neglected in media coverage and law enforcement policy. "Police have become the default responders to mental health calls," write the authors, historian David Perry and disability expert Lawrence Carter-Long, who analyzed incidents from 2013 to 2015. They propose that "people with psychiatric disabilities" are presumed to be "dangerous to themselves and others" in police interactions.
dont have current census numbers yet but it seems to match the racial make up pretty evenly for the us at the time (09-12)
Any white 230 (84.3)
Any black 37 (13.6)
Any Hispanic 11 (4)
Any American Indian/Alaska native 1 (0.4)
Any Asian/Pacific Islander 3 (1.1)
Any multiracial 2 (0.7)
No. of officers involved in injury, median (IQR, range) 1 (1, 1–5) Officer(s) were security guards 13 (1.6)