The rate of young black men killed by police in the US is five times that of young white men. Never have as many died as in 2015. About 25 percent of the African Americans killed were unarmed. David Bates from Chicago’s South Side was 18 years old when police accused him of being involved in a drug deal. The police used violence to force him to make a confession. He was unjustly sentenced to prison and not released until eleven years later.
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