Candid Camera

“Sorry, race has nothing at all to do with this.” So said NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton as he apologized to former tennis star James Blake who was aggressively tackled by police as he exited his Manhattan hotel. It will be difficult for any African American male to believe the incident was unrelated to race. Because of what we’ve seen on video over the past couple years, it’s difficult for the rest of us to believe it too. And that’s a really big deal. Here’s my piece on James Blake and the case for surveillance. Let’s Be Candid About Cameras.

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