UN: Police Shootings of Black People Reminiscent of Lynchings
Police killings of black people in the United States are reminiscent of lynchings and the government must do far more to protect them, a United Nations working group says in a report that will be debated at the U.N. Human Rights Council on Monday.
The hard-hitting criticism – drawing a comparison between modern police behavior and mob killings of blacks in the 19th and 20th centuries – comes at a time of renewed racial tension in the United States.
. . . . “Contemporary police killings and the trauma that they create are reminiscent of the past racial terror of lynching,” said the report by the U.N. Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent.
Remind me why we spend billions each year funding the UN.
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to the full extent allowed by law.
I’d like to hear our leaders to tell, in effect, the U.N. to piss off, that we currently have enough chefs stirring the stew. We needn’t anymore.
First we have to have leaders.
Indeed. The current occupant of the Oval Office isn’t the only one leading from behind, or with it (whichever is your favorite descriptor).