Cities With More Black Residents Rely More On Traffic Tickets And Fines For Revenue — Nappy Newz

… the next time you get pulled over for speeding – especially if it’s for doing 55 in a 54 – you should ask yourself why it’s happening. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the last time I got a speeding ticket. It was nearly a decade ago and it’s a pretty unremarkable […]

Cities With More Black Residents Rely More On Traffic Tickets And Fines For Revenue — Nappy Newz

Stop the presses! <sarcasm off>

5 thoughts on “Cities With More Black Residents Rely More On Traffic Tickets And Fines For Revenue — Nappy Newz

    1. This reads like something you would see in the “White-People Problems” section of a newspaper.
      More likely: the cop pistol-whipping the kid rather than calmly writing up a ticket in Mayberry fashion, perhaps. The overwhelming misuse of force for no infraction whatsoever, perhaps. The 10,000 such Gestapoesque actions for the capital crime of existing, perhaps.

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      1. Well said. I certainly got scared whenever a cop would be near me when I drive. Getting my first DWB at age 19 really didn’t help and all I did was make a right turn on red when it was okay to do so. This excessive force for no reason is inexcusable. The fact that mass killers have been handled with dignity more than a Philando Castile or Terrence Crutcher to name a few who haven’t killed anyone says a lot about how messed up the injustice system is.

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