YOMYOMF + On the Shooting of Map Kong, Media Bias, Police Force, the Star Tribune, and Due Process

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

I wrote up a new post on the shooting of Map Kong for the YOMYOMF POV section which goes in a little different direction than some of my other posts.

When looking at his death, we should ask the question of if police used excessive force, because that question isn’t just a privilege for those we deem credible, or under the age of eighteen, or that we would defend as people we would want to associate with, or who are of any specific color, ethnicity, gender, or religion.

Those same rights and dignities are for everyone, and they should be extended to Map Kong as well.
Read it in full here.