Toni Morrison wants to ‘see a cop shoot a white unarmed teenager in the back’

Toni Morrison wants to ‘see a cop shoot a white unarmed teenager in the back’
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[Ed. – She could start here.  Granted, this man wasn’t shot in the back.  But neither was Michael Brown.  There have been at least three other incidents of cops shooting unarmed young white men, just in the last 18 months.]

“People keep saying, ‘We need to have a conversation about race’,” Morrison told the Daily Telegraph.

“This is the conversation. I want to see a cop shoot a white unarmed teenager in the back.”

She added: “And I want to see a white man convicted for raping a black woman. Then when you ask me, ‘Is it over?’, I will say yes.” …

Morrison also argued that economic forces still drove racial inequality and racism in the US. …

Morrison argued that slavery had “moved this country close to the economy of an industrialised Europe, far in advance of what it would have been”, and added, in reference to controversial New York police tactics employed regarding racial minorities: “They don’t stop and frisk on Wall Street, which is where they should really go.”

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