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A Matter of Black Lives


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« on: July 16, 2016, 10:57:28 am »

A very long read, but worth every minute:

A Matter of Black Lives

Since 1980, more than 260,000 black men have been killed in America. Mitch Landrieu, the mayor of New Orleans, is on a crusade to stop the killing.

JEFFREY GOLDBERG  SEPTEMBER 2015 ISSUE




“Do you think the young guys coming up now are more dangerous?”

Unanimous agreement: “Yeah.”

“They’re colder,” said one inmate.

“But they can’t take ass whuppings anymore,” Camper said. “They can’t fight. It’s too easy to get guns, and nobody knows how to fight.”



http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/09/a-matter-of-black-lives/399386/
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