The police killings no one’s talking about

download-1Read this In These Times report about police and Native Americans. From the report:

Mike Males, senior researcher at the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice, looked at data the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) collected from medical examiners in 47 states between 1999 and 2011. When compared to their percentage of the U.S. population, Natives were more likely to be killed by police than any other group, including African Americans. By age, Natives 20-24, 25-34 and 35–44 were three of the five groups most likely to be killed by police. (The other two groups were African Americans 20-24 and 25-34.) Males’ analysis of CDC data from 1999 to 2014 shows that Native Americans are 3.1 times more likely to be killed by police than white Americans.

And thanks, Leftover, for the link. Seriously, I probably owe you a coffee.

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  1. I think it’s probably the other way around…but…I never argue about who’s paying for coffee.

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