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House Democrats demand probes of police killings of black Americans

House Democrats demand probes of police killings of black Americans

5/29/2020 7:35:00 AM

House Democrats demand probes of police killings of black Americans

The Democratic-controlled U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday asked the Justice Department to investigate systemic police misconduct following a spate of high-profile police killings of African Americans.

The letter also asks the department to probe the local law enforcement authorities who were responsible for investigating the death of Ahmaud Arbery, another unarmed black man who was gunned down by a former police officer and his son while jogging in his Georgia neighborhood.

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“Public trust in the blind administration of justice is being seriously tested by recent high-profile killings of African-Americans,” Nadler wrote.The deaths of Floyd, Arbery and Taylor have garnered national attention and civil rights advocates say they are the latest in a long history of racially motivated attacks against unarmed black men and women by white police or perpetrators.

The death of Floyd, 46, sparked sometimes violent protests this week, after video showing him gasping for air while a policeman kneeled on his neck went viral. It echoed the 2014 death of Eric Garner in New York, which helped fuel the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement.

The FBI has already opened investigations of the three latest incidents, and the department has said it is weighing whether to file hate crime charges against Arbery’s killers.Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions put the brakes on “pattern or practice” probes of alleged systemic discrimination in 2017, after he ordered the department to review consent decrees the Obama administration had struck with troubled police departments.

Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch; Editing by Scott Malone and Dan Grebler Read more: Reuters Top News »

RT : House Democrats demand probes of police killings of black Americans Hahaha! Dems virtue signaling again! They’ve split USA with horrific dialogue against whites & do nothing to help Black ppl, do everything to enrage Black ppl against White ppl & now they’re acting grieved & surprised! MAGA'S MURDERS.

The Democrats and Biden are the ones who passed the Crime Bill that caused the downfall of blacks in jail.... Mac74Mac Probe...code for: we know it happened but we got other shit going on, we'll get to it maybe...more bullshit...unless there are federal arrest warrants for 4 racist ass cops...well then you know where you can stick that probe..

JusticeforAhmaudArbery JusticeForGeorgeFlyod realDonaldTrump TeamPelosi what abt killings of White ppl by Black or Coloured policemen . Fr the video it appears the policemen are Guilty & must b brt to Justice incl the Thugs & Looters. White ppl don’t Riot or Loot under similar circumstances. Of course the democrats do . . .Never miss a political opportunity for exploitation. Create an issue and run with it!

... but not white or any other Americans. BlackPrivilege Them hoes kinda late for this demandright or wrong Amerikkka And yet mass shootings in Chicago and Baltimore St. Louis is not a concern ... ok only right Yet will send in the national guard to kill more Did you have to get on your belly to get a low angle on this goblin?

These gatekeepers of oppression do not understand the language of peace! They know that peaceful protest does not work, and that’s why they encourage it! Just ask history how this nation was founded! Patrick Henry was a patriot! Born black in America, and I can’t breathe!

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