ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Derek Chauvin Is Also Victim

Of a system that trained him to view us as less than humans.

We all know that what Derek did was wrong. A crime. Whether it was a racially driven assault or an exhibition of power, it was repulsive. Nevertheless, the system that produced him seems to think their facade has fooled us.

I was not surprised to hear the verdict from the jury; this could not have ended any differently. Not because the justice system handles police brutality righteously, but because the whole world was watching. Police brutality has…

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Paola Perez

Paola Perez

Nature-loving, interested in cultural and social issues. vanhidsrealm.com