The color of police brutality

August 24, 2014

From Melissa Perry’s tribute to Missouri governor Peter Kinder’s off colored remarks about “Anglo-American civilization,” it seems that racial divide over the issue of police brutality is growing. While no official record of reported police misconduct exists at local or national levels, many have begun to question the seemingly rampant rate of minority murder by police. But are there really more minorities brutalized than whites, or is the media distorting…