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  • Baltimore uprising not all about race: Our view

    USA Today - 04/29/2015

    Now, it will need to face up to its problems, racial and non-racial. Among the most intractable:

    Thin blue line. Police — regardless of race — often develop an us-vs.-them mindset. Cops work with other cops by day and socialize with them off duty. “No matter their skin color, their uniform is still blue,” Northeastern University criminologist James Alan Fox says. “And blue trumps black.”

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