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The Racist Roots of American Law Enforcement

The Ku Klux Klan stage a parade in Washington DC, 1925. credits: https://www.gettyimages.co.uk/detail/news-photo/the-ku-klux-klan-stage-a-parade-in-washington-dc-1925-at-news-photo/81024562?adppopup=true

The police have killed another innocent black American in the US. His name is George Floyd. His name is another added to the long list of black Americans killed by the hands of the police. Only a few weeks ago we saw the public execution of Ahmaud Aubrey, via a video that leaked on May 5 showing his brutal murder that happened on February 23. In March, we saw the execution of Breonna Taylor at her home, where…

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Tarik Ata

Tarik Ata

History with Politics graduate, currently doing an MA in Global History. Freelance Writer. I have a wide array of interests far too many for this bio.