The same feeling of panic churns your insides, and there is no escape. This time, the shooting happened in Miami-- your city is not immune to police brutality. The image of a Black man lying on the concrete floor with both his hands in the air, while his patient sits close to him, makes it clear that there is no way to justify this shooting.
Nixon got his way on all counts. He edged out Humphrey. He shifted public and government focus to beefing up resources for a wild expansion of police power and a prison building boom. He finger pointed at liberal Democrats for their emphasis on more social programs to deal with the plight of the urban poor