Fact: Recent estimates of police shootings estimate over 1000 citizens killed annually.
Fact: The last time the FBI released statistics on police killings was in 2009. 72 more words
(AllHipHop News) Harlem rapper Cam’ron is the latest Hip Hop figure to weigh in on the killing of Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson. 477 more words
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Michael Brown is not special. In all its specificity, the 18-year olds death remains just the most recent example of police officers killing unarmed black men.Part of the reason were seeing so many black men killed is that police officers are now best understood less as members of communities, dedicated to keeping peace within them, than as domestic soldiers.