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Democracy in Crisis: While the National Press Drools Over Trump Gossip, Local Battles Over Policing, Civil Rights Go Largely Unnoticed

When reporter April Ryan asked Trump Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders about the failure of authorities in Louisiana to charge the officers who killed Alton Sterling for selling CDs—only days after the police-involved shooting of Stephon Clark in Sacramento—Sanders did the thing that white people have always done to justify killing black people: resort to […]