‘He would be the last to discriminate for any reason whatsoever …,’ the letter to the Orlando Sentinel says.
A little store. Candy. The murder of a black teenaged boy by a white man or men. Surely in 56 years our society has learned something from the lynching of Emmett Till.
For almost 30 years, the NYPD has gone about arresting people under laws that state and federal courts had long declared unconstitutional, cuffing and booking almost 22,000 people, some of whom were incarcerated as a result.