Yesterday we watched a troubling incident. You made insightful and sometimes raw response. One thing I found extremely interesting, in addition to your posted thoughts concerning Kajieme’s death, were that you all brought different views of the video to light. Each of us watched it a little bit differently within the prism of our own lives. We all have the exact same footage of the event, and yet the interpretation even after watching it three times varies when sifted through various brains, experiences, and even foreign cultures.
So…let’s get a little more information. Let’s look a little closer. The following coverage of Kajieme’s death will provide more insight into those six minutes we watched yesterday…
- St Louis Police Release Video at odds with their story – Huffington Post
- Cops do the Wrong Thing when responding to Mentally Ill – New Republic
- The Killing of Kajieme Powell and How it Divides America – The Atlantic
- A Guide to Capturing video of Human Rights Abuse – Democracy Now
- Three Myths about Police Body Cams – Slate