One of the most vexatious features of the African American experience is its persistent friction with law enforcement personnel. The subject of at least seven Tennessee Coates autobiographies, why this demographic is so maliciously targeted by police can only be explained by either racism or overwhelmingly disproportional violent and criminal behavior. All other hypotheses are, frankly, unpersuasive.
What’s perhaps most galling is the global span of this phenomenon. Wherever they alight, African Americans always attract the scrutiny of local constabularies. And the African American community in Africa may be the most aggrieved of all. The subsequently fractious relationship between majority members of sub-saharan police forces and minority African black lives matter activists can sometimes result in a popcorn bag of unsecured noggins.
March 25 (UPI) — A Congolese militia ambushed and beheaded 42 police officers in one of the most gruesome incidents of violence in the country recently.
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