"It mattered that he was black… Every 28 hours a Black person is killed in the USA by police, security or vigilante.
‘Just like Trayvon Martin, race mattered for Amadou Diallo, Oscar Grant, Sean Bell, Emmett Till, and [thousands] more we will never know the name of who died because of their skin color.”“
~ Angela Davis
Follow this link to find a short video and analysis of racism in the criminal justice system.
Source: Operation Ghetto Storm: 2012 Annual Report on the Extrajudicial Killings of 313 Black People by Police, Security Guards, and Vigilantes