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Race Relations and a Divided America

Written By: Travis Buhler  |  Posted: Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

            The anger that members of the black community feel towards police has recently hit closer to home.  A Milwaukee neighborhood suffered violence, fire, and looting the night after a city police officer shot an armed black man.  And while many, if not most black residents opposed the violence (many cleaned up the damage and held prayer meetings the day after), what bubbled up that night manifests a nationwide problem.

            But why are many Black-Americans more offended than other groups when police officers shoot one of their own?  Are non-black people missing something when they answer "black lives matter" with "all lives matter"? 

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