As Police Killings of Minorities Mount, Attacks on Police Like the One in Dallas, While Awful, Are Also Sadly Predictable

Lindorff, Dave
http://www.counterpunch.org/2016/07/08/as-police-killings-of-minorities-mount-attacks-on-police-like-the-one-in-dallas-while-awful-are-also-sadly-predictable/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  08/07/2016
Year Published:  2016  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19605

The tragedy that is America has deepened with the news of a sniper attack targeting police in Dallas during a protest march and rally against police brutality and killings of black people in that city. The murder of anybody, whether it's a police officer or someone who is simply stopped by a cop for a minor traffic violation and is then shot because a jumpy officer mistakes reaching for a wallet to be reaching for a gun, as happened just two days ago in Minnesota, is a dreadful thing.

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