Recent occurrences are not the first time police brutality has been seen against minorities. One large event where this occurred frequently were the 1967 race riots. In this article, Embrick looks at how things have changed and have also stayed the same. Despite a gap of fifty years, race relations and police brutality are still large problems in the United States. Blacks and whites still exist in two incredibly different societies. In the future, there is aim to bridge the gap that exists.
Link to Article:
Embrick, David G. “Two Nations, Revisited: The Lynching of Black and Brown Bodies, Police Brutality, and Racial Control in ‘Post-Racial’ Amerikkka.” Critical Sociology (Sage Publications, Ltd.), vol. 41, no. 6, Sept. 2015, pp. 835-843. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1177/0896920515591950.