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FBI Director James B. Comey Makes Public Excuse For Racism in Law Enforcement

Challenging the Rhetoric

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by Cheri RobertsChallenging the RhetoricThe Guerilla Media Network

In a surprising public speech at at Georgetown University, FBI Director, James B. Comey, made excuses for police brutality and the use of excessive force towards African-Americans in the United States. According to the NY Times, Tomey said,

” … officers who work in neighborhoods where blacks commit crimes at higher rates develop a cynicism that shades their attitudes about race. [And that] that officers — whether they are white or any other race — who are confronted with white men on one side of the street and black men on the other do not view them the same way. The officers develop a mental shortcut that ‘becomes almost irresistible and maybe even rational by some lights’ because of the number of black suspects they have arrested.”

He went on to say law enforcement were not…

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