Police violence on protesters shows racist nature of US state

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the origins and reasons behind the high-degree of militarization of the police in the US

June 06, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha looks at the origins and reasons behind the high-degree of militarization of the police in the US. He says that the police in the US have structurally been a force that suppresses the Black population. He also looks at the role of the defense and homeland security departments in supplying military equipment to the police.

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