Police killings are a mental health crisis for Black people. They deserve real solutions.

When a police officer shot Daunte Wright to loss of life in a Minneapolis suburb final week, the tragedy plunged many Black People into a well-recognized state of grief and rage

Wright, 20, turned the newest Black individual to die throughout an encounter with the police. The officer, who has since resigned, reportedly thought she was firing a Taser, not her gun. She’s been charged with second-degree manslaughter. 

Wright died about 10 miles from the place former police officer Derek Chauvin has been on trial for murdering George Floyd. On Tuesday, Chauvin was found guilty of all three counts towards him.

Since March 29, when the trial started, the New York Occasions found that greater than three folks died every single day in confrontations with legislation enforcement, which roughly displays the national average of a thousand-plus deaths per 12 months. Greater than half of those that died have been Black and Latino.  Read more…

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