There has never been a period in American history where the police have been an asset to or a protector of the Black community, and Black children must be warned at an early age of this reality.
Once you understand that the foundation and historical roots of American Police was to keep 'White' people safe from 'Black' people and to protect colonial slave labor investments then you'll understand why black lives have not, and will never matter to American Police.
"As protests over the police killing of George Floyd continue, law enforcement is using powerful surveillance tools to track them. Here's how drones, facial recognition software, cell phone tracking devices and automatic license plate readers are changing protesting and policing." - CNBC
Apparently it is a crime to shop, while wearing a hoodie, and be black at the same time. https://youtu.be/8D4tpJphkRI A former reporter, Kevin McKinzie (whom was also arrested), recorded a Black teen in Cordova, Memphis being arrested for wearing a hoodie inside of a shopping mall, Wolfchase Galleria. The arresting officer claims that the teen [...]