Saturday, August 29, 2020
Racism is at the core of American policing. It is not just a few bad apples. It is the structure of policing, the society from which police are hired and the fact police departments are an employer of last resort for many poorly educated and not very intelligent White working-class families. They have always been the pawns, the peons, who enforce America's class and caste hierarchy.
"Jacob Blake, the 29-year-old who was shot seven times by a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer on Sunday, is shackled to his hospital bed despite being unable to walk and being heavily medicated, with no clarity on whether or why he might be under investigation, his father revealed on Friday.
Pocket - Jacob Blake shackled to hospital bed despite being paralyzed, father says