The ‘Bad Apples’ Are Coming From Rotten Trees

Policing in America is a systemic issue — rooted in racism.

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Systemic racism, then, refers to the system that allows the racial group already in power to retain that power.

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“…racial disparities in policing and police violence are sustained by systemic exclusion and discrimination, and fueled by implicit and explicit bias.”

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