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Wandering Eye: A look at David Simon's new series, why the IRS doesn't go after nonprofits, and more

Wandering Eye: A look at David Simon's new series, why the IRS doesn't go after nonprofits, and more

Law enforcers' proclivity to deploy their service weapons on young African-American men is now a matter of widespread outrage, due to how often such situations end in killings, even though it's a long-established phenomenon that's prompted one of the fundamentals of black parenting: how to act around cops so that you don't get shot or falsely arrested. But here's another measure of how common the problem is: Even on campus at Yale University, young black male students are not immune from this paradox of public safety. The son of New York Times op-ed columnist Charles Blow was held at gunpoint after he'd left the library while security officers made sure he...

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