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Up to our necks

As a nation, we are buried up to our necks in a history of violence against people of color.

11/17/2014 Winter 2014
Heavily armed police in Ferguson, Mo., in August 2014.

Police in riot gear with raised rifles approach an African American man with his hands raised in Ferguson, Missouri, August 11, 2014, two days after a police officer shot and killed Michael Brown (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson).