Race and policing in glare of US media spotlight

– DAILY MAIL, JUNE 11 2015, FEAT. PROF. SETH STOUGHTON:

A black man in a police chokehold gasping for air on the streets of New York. A 12-year-old boy with a toy gun shot dead in a Cleveland park. A white cop pulling a gun on black teenagers at a Texas pool party.

Cases of alleged police brutality — especially by white officers against minorities — have grabbed headlines all over the United States, sparked a national outcry and rekindled concerns about race relations.

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