…ragic fate after simply being accused of using a counterfe…ragic fate after simply being accused of using a counterfeit twenty-dollar bill by a local merchant. It is no exaggeration to describe this horrific incident, which was filmed in its entirety, as a public lynching.
American policing has been used against marginalized communities as a method of control. You spoke about the origins of American policing which were slave patrols. I think it's important for people to understand how the institution of policing started so that they can understand why pervasive violence is part of the culture.