Behind Murder With Impunity
Against The Current vol. 86

The Editors

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/05/2000
Year Published:  2000  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX12922

New York City and Los Angeles have become the model for life under capitalism in general, and in late-twentieth century urban America in particular. For the affluent are the booming stock and real estate markets; for the poor, a vista of injustice piled on injustice, atrocity on atrocity, serial police murder with impunity. After Amadou Diallo, Malcolm Ferguson; then Patrick Dorismond: If you are Black in New York you can be shot dead if you stand still, run away, or refuse an offer to sell drugs to undercover cops.

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