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Some Cops Lie and That’s Why We Can’t Just ‘Stick to Sports’

Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri deserved better from law enforcement

An underplayed aspect of police brutality is the largely ignored fact that some cops lie. It’s not just the systemic violence, but the casual and pervasive dishonesty behind the badge that further degrades the victims. Timothy Loehmann…



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Keith Reed

Keith Reed is a writer, commentator & former ESPN the Magazine editor, whose work has appeared in the Boston Globe, Vibe, Essence, CNN, MSNBC and elsewhere.