In the most recent video released Thursday, one of the officers can be heard telling the girl, "You did it to yourself, hun."
The recent video of police in upstate New York using pepper spray against a 9-year-old girl draws attention to a pattern of disproportionately harsh punishment against Black girls by law enforcement and other authority figures.
Although African Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s database. Cases involving African Americans also tend to receive less media coverage than missing Whites, with missing men of color getting even less attention. Want to Keep Up With […]
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