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“Shot” Disrupts Our Comfort Zones

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“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” ~ James Baldwin

Law enforcement officers—police officers—now have an infamous reputation for killing unarmed people of color of all ages and genders. This s not new, of course, essayist James Baldwin wrote about it decades ago, and comedian Richard Pryor joked about police accidentally “breaking” black suspects by using the illegal strangle hold. But the murder of Michael Brown and the spontaneous birth of Black Lives Matter has held a spotlight on this problem unlike any attention paid to it before now.