Friday, April 7, 2017

"Mama Said Knock You Out"

"Florida State University researchers have found that when individuals adopt this outlook -- referred to as a 'code of the street' -- it can increase their probability of arrest or conviction" — Keeping the code: How cultural beliefs affect police, court decisions. The Michael Browns, Eric Garners, and Trayvon Martins might still be alive had they not "kept the code" but instead "acted white."

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