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How Videos of Police Brutality Traumatize African Americans and Undermine the Search for Justice

1 month ago   |   By The New Republic

The nightmare haunts Victor Dempsey even in his waking hours, tightening his chest and snatching his breath. It is as if it's waiting for him, and when he sleeps there's no escape. The dream first came to him when he was waiting for the verdict in the 2017 criminal trial of the police officer who shot and killed-murdered, Dempsey believes-his unarmed brother,
Delrawn Small. The two brothers are running, laughing, across rooftops, like they did as boys in their Brooklyn neighborhood of East New York. Then they come to a gap. Dempsey jumps for the next rooftop. He lands it. But as he looks...
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