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General News    H3'ed 7/22/16

Police Shoot Unarmed Black Behavioral Therapist Treating Patient

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Man. Even as Repubs shamelessly fan the flames of a divided nation, cops in Miami shot an unarmed black behavioral therapist trying to calm an agitated autistic patient playing with a toy truck, even though the caregiver was lying on the ground with both arms in the air trying to explain to jumpy armed cops, 'Sir, there's no need for firearms.' Muses the black onlooker recording the incident, 'Why they shoot the black boy?' Hmmm.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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