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On The Mark: Police trainings pit 'warrior' vs. 'guardian'


June 26, 2020

I’ve been so sad since George Floyd’s murder. It’s sad and enraging. I keep wondering how it could have been different. For years, my son has been teaching me about police brutality against black Americans from his vantage point as a resident and businessperson in Brooklyn.

And all the others.

Philando Castile’s murder, a Minnesota black man who simply reached for his wallet when a traffic cop asked him for his driver’s license.

Justine Damond, who called to report the possible assault of a woman in her alley: Killed by a Minneapolis officer who responded to her call.

Since Fl...

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