PressTV-‘US condones police violence against blacks’

The US government condones the systematic police violence against African Americans by white police officers, a black journalist in Detroit says.

“The consciousness level among people inside the United States and the world is increasing as it relates to police misconduct, brutality and terror,” said Abayomi Azikiwe, editor at the Pan-African News Wire.

“These incidents expose the United States government for its crimes against humanity; something needs to be done to put a halt to this type of abuse of the largest national minority in the United States,” Azikiwe said in a phone interview with Press TV on Monday.

The use of excessive force by police against African Americans in cities across the US has sparked nationwide protests in recent years.

Racial disparities in police officers’ treatment of black citizens have been well-documented.

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