This is a guest post by a high school student in Seattle, describing how police arrested her partner with guns drawn outside her school. She reflects on this incident in the context of recent waves of police brutality and anti-Black violence in Ferguson and across the country.
I have come to an ending point in life on how everything is and has changed. I remember when I was younger, I used to want to be a cop, but now we all don’t like them. Why? Because they are not doing their job.
How are they not doing their jobs? This is how. They go out shooting people for no reason, For example Mike Brown got shot. I feel like it was because he was a black male. To the cops all black people are bad, so if you’re black and you make a mistake, you’re going to deal…
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