UNCHECKED MILITARIZED POLICE BRUTALITY: “Lawless President Obama Chides Baltimore ‘Criminals And Thugs,’ Ignores Savagery of Baltimore Police” / Bruce A. Dixon ☮

Bruce A. DixonA Black Agenda Radio Commentary by BAR managing editor Bruce A. Dixon

Freddy Gray made eye contact with a Baltimore cop. He ran like a rabbit so cops chased him like hounds and did what hounds do when they catch a rabbit. They snapped his spine. But the elemental savagery of everyday policing in Baltimore and a hundred other cities is not a fit topic for presidential commentary. The only “criminals” and “thugs” the first black president and for that matter corporate news can see are the citizens in the streets protesting police murder and impunity.

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