Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Ted Cruz Opponent Beto O’Rourke Says Police Are ‘The New Jim Crow’

At an event at Prairie View A&M University in Texas on Wednesday, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Beto O’Rourke agreed with the assertion that the police are “the new Jim Crow.”
The Texas Democrat began his remarks by talking about the historic injustices against African-Americans in the criminal justice system, saying it began when prisons began colluding with local business and employers to arrest African-Americans for petty crime so they could force them to work on a chain gang.
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