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1. Violence perpetrated by agents of the state has vastly different repercussions for communities than violence committed by members of the public against other members of the public. There are no real avenues/mechanisms for accountability with regards to the former.
1b) A cop kills or mains someone and not only is it certain they will never face consequences, but that killing will likely be officially justified and widely defended.

Imagine one citizen fatally shooting another because they thought a phone was a gun.
2. Police violence and community violence are actually *~the same problem.~* A community subjected to bad policing — violent arrests or antagonistic, unnecessary contact — is not, magically, getting *effective policing* when they need to report an actual crime.
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So this Kanye story is about #housingsegregationineverything.
first, let's stipulate that *all* groups do intragroup policing to establish and re-enforce group norms.
There is no racial group as partisan as Black folks are in national elections; they/we are deeply Democratic.

Now, some of that is THIS:

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act.

In 2018, the homeownership gap between Af-Ams and whites is greater than it was when the Fair Housing Act was passed in 1968.

bit.ly/2t9eV2V

#FairHousingIs50 #housingsegregationineverything
At almost every stage of searching for a place to live and in every part of the country, black ppl face more constrained choices about housing. They are more likely to be told by real estate agents that homes or apartments aren't available.

n.pr/2GTBvPo
They are more likely to be denied loans to buy homes than white people, even when they have the same incomes and financial histories as white loan applicants.

nyti.ms/2ILNbnG
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