Tag: <span>Police</span>

“One Righteous Man” by Arthur Browne tells the story of Samuel Battle, the first Black police officer in New York City. In addition to braving the expected dangers of patrolling the streets Battle also had to contend with his fellow officers who felt he didn’t belong on the force. Over his decorated 40-year career Battle would fight crime but also discrimination and sabotage within the department.

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If you’re interested in learning about an incident where three teens were killed by Detroit Police officers who then attempted to cover up what happened, then my Algiers Motel Murders Black History Facts profile is for you.

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