Ep. 427 - Did you know that Philando Castile was pulled over by police a staggering 53 times? Every day, as he traveled to and from his government job, he was harassed by local police. And the 53rd time they pulled him over was his last.

Mar 22, 04:34 PM
On today's episode of @TheBreakdown I unpack and explain how police brutality is a math problem. African Americans are forced to interact with police FAR too much. And by drastically reducing these number of forced interactions, we will, by default, reduce the incidents of police brutality as well.

Racism is deeply baked into the fiber of America. It's full embedded in our systems and structures of policing. And it's not a bug, but a key feature. So much so that I don't think it will ever be extracted from these systems.  So, one sure fire way to reduce police violence in America is to reduce the number of times people interact with police altogether. As it is in the rest of the world.

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