Police, Stop Coercing Black Kids to Get Your Desired Result

Black America, here we go again.

Over and over, law enforcement officials coerce young Black children into giving false statements and confessions to get the desired result that they want.

We saw it with the Central Park Five when law enforcement got five Black and Latino boys, without representation from legal counsel or parents, to confess to being present at the scene of a brutal beating and rape of a White female jogger in New York’s Central Park.

The Exonerated Five, as the Central Park Five are now known, were at least teenagers and preteens when police got a false confession out of them.

However, now the Forth Worth Police Department has stooped even lower than the New York Police Department of the 1980s.

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