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Police Footage Shows Black Female Bodies Are Still Devalued

In 2014, two Tacoma, Washington teens were brutally accosted by an off duty police office for merely riding their bikes. After using extreme force on the 15-year-old girl, the officer charged her with assault and resisting arrest.

In this original video from Atlanta Black Star, we compare the recent assaults by police officers on Black women. Cases like the 2015 Mckinney, Texas pool party where a white officer harassed and manhandled a Black teenage girl are front and center. The video compares the 2014 incident in Washington to many cases in history showing the devaluation of Black girls by white authority figures.

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