Friday’s news links – April 16, 2021

Five days of protests for Daunte Wright in MN FightBack! News

Daunte Wright’s Death Proves We Don’t Need More Police Training Teen Vogue

Footage of Chicago Police Shooting 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo Fuels Outrage Common Dreams

“If you’re shooting an unarmed child with his hands in the air, it is an assassination,” said an attorney for the boy’s family.

Former Buffalo officer who stopped fellow cop’s chokehold on suspect will get pension after winning lawsuit CBS

Baltimore Cops Carried Toy Guns to Plant on People They Shot, Trial Reveals Vice [from 2018]

One officer involved in the city’s massive corruption scandal said officers kept the replicas “in case we accidentally hit somebody or got into a shootout, so we could plant them.”

There’s a reason ‘highways do not go in straight lines.’ How racism is built into American infrastructure. Insider

Afghanistan

Contrary to What Biden Said, US Warfare in Afghanistan Is Set to Continue Common Dreams

Biden Drops Afghan Mess to Target China, Russia Sputnik

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