The Black Lives Matter crowd has used the police shootings of two black men to accuse all white people, all police officers, and especially all white police officers of systematic racism and targeting black men for murder. In a previous article, The New American reported on what is known about Alton Sterling's death and the events leading up to it. But what about Philando Castile, who was shot and killed by a police officer in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, while — according to his girlfriend — he was just reaching for his wallet?

 

Is this the effort that will finally break through the teflon coating of the Clinton dynasty?  By Bob Adelmann

Perhaps the solution to the crescendo of armed violence between police and protesters is the privatization of law enforcement.

This study's conclusions refute persuasively the very foundation upon which the BLM movement is built. They are likely to change nothing. 

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton made waves this weekend during an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer when she stated that there is systemic racism within the criminal justice system and that white people need to be more receptive to that reality. But while Clinton’s statements reiterate the talking points that have been touted by the Obama administration and recited by the media in recent years, they are inconsistent with the data on race and police shootings. Meanwhile, purporting that police are racist only serves to place a larger target on the backs of police officers.

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