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Yeah, No, That Study Doesn’t Debunk Police Racism

Sloppy social science and the mental gymnastics of racism deniers

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Some people will say anything to deny the problem of racism in policing.

These are people who would have found ways to defend Bull Connor in Birmingham too, or Jim Clark and his goons in Selma six decades ago.




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Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)

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