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People consistently called the police for frivolous reasons this year.
Often, the calls were racially motivated and there were several examples of white people calling the cops on black people for no clear reason.
These events have gone viral lately now that virtually everyone has a camera on their phone.

One of America’s most consistent pastimes seems to be calling the police on each other no good reason whatsoever. This year was no exception.

In almost every case, the unwarranted police calls appeared to be racially motivated. This year there were an enormous number of incidents where white people call the police on black people while doing everyday things, like sitting in a Starbucks, barbecuing in a public park, or trying to enter their apartment building.

These police calls were all the more noteworthy given the charged history of exchanges between law enforcement and the black community. In March, for example, Stephon Clark, an unarmed 22-year-old black man in California, was shot six times in the back by local police. The deaths of Phliando Castile, Eric Garner, and Michael Brown became critical touchpoints for the Black Lives Matter activist movement

In many cases, there …read more

Source:: Businessinsider – Politics


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