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This A Hard Conversation for the American Latino Community, by @jorgeramosnews ?
"I can't breathe." Newly released bodycam footage shows a Latino man calling for water and his nana while police restrain him. Carlos Ingram-Lopez went into cardiac arrest and died after police held him facedown for about 12 minutes.
Percentage of tickets issued by NYPD officers that went to black or Latino people for . . . . jaywalking: 99% riding a bike on the sidewalk: 86.5%
CNN reporter Omar Jimenez, who is black and Latino, and his team were arrested by officers early this morning in Minneapolis. Not far away, CNN journalist Josh Campbell, who is white, says he was "treated much differently."
A woman accused of beating a 92-year-old Latino man with a brick in Los Angeles last July 4 — telling him to "Go back to your country" — has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Bloomberg has a problem because of what he did with stop-and-frisk. It was a HORROR SHOW to be Black or Latino in New York for years. You were constantly stopped for NO reason – and Bloomberg defended it until 20 minutes ago. #DemDebates @CNN