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A column by Abby Zimet
A column by Abby Zimet

Was He Not Worthy of Humanity?

A mournful reminder that as America's macro atrocities go on apace - against the planet, women, schoolchildren, immigrants - so do its micro, often unseen acts of barbarity. Seven years after Freddie Gray (black) died of a broken neck from a Baltimore police van "rough ride" - all six officers went free - Randy Cox (black) is paralyzed with a broken neck from a New Haven police van "rough ride." In sickening video, cops jeered he "drank too much" before dragging Cox out of the van and into a holding cell. Their "level of callousness," said the city's mayor (white), was "deeply concerning."

Abby Zimet · Jun 29, 2022

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