Newark Police Compares Black Mayor To An Ape In Facebook Message | ThinkProgress

The social media exchange also sheds light on a pattern of racist correspondence among police officers. In Ferguson, police and court officials sent emails depicting President Obama as a chimpanzee, the First Lady as a bare-chested African woman, and mocked black residents for their speech. Officers from the San Francisco Police Department repeatedly sent the word “nigger” in a series of text messages, in addition to referring to a black person as a “monkey” and an “animal.” The Huffington Post also compiled a list of damning emails that were circulated in Louisiana in 2012.

 

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One comment

  1. This is just business as usual.

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