Mike DeLong

Policing Women Part 2: When Black women are criminalized

Jul 21, 2020
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While much of the national conversation about police reform has focused on race, gender also affects policing. Combine race and gender and you will find that women -- particularly Black women -- are being stopped by police much more often than two decades ago, and those stops are becoming much more troubling.

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A Buffalo police lieutenant has been suspended and an internal affairs investigation is underway after a viral video showed him calling a woman filming him a vulgar term during an incident Sunday in a 7-Eleven parking lot.