Tag: police brutality

I pray. Get your knee off our necks
Editorial

I pray. Get your knee off our necks

By Jimmy Pierre Teacher and community worker in Kenscoff, Haiti George Floyd’s famous last words “I can’t breathe” were a desperate shout for any marginalized person who is being…

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Is Racism the True Cause of Police Brutality?
Under the Radar

Is Racism the True Cause of Police Brutality?

By Max A. Joseph Jr.

Fascism is the fundamental nature of all governments seeing that a powerful and proficient state must be authoritarian. What sets apart totalitarian and democratic systems is the dosage. In this great country, the United States prides itself as the uncontested defender of human rights and dignity; the dosage however, has unfortunately steadily increased. It helps explain the unmitigated approval of police tactics by the establishment whenever any threat, real or perceived, against the state and its institutions arises.