Monday, November 25, 2013

police brutality

"Saleh, whose store is tucked between a public park and working-class neighborhoods, contends that Miami Gardens police officers have repeatedly used racial slurs to refer to his customers and treat most of them like they are hardened criminals. "Police line them up and tell them to put their hands against the wall. I started asking myself 'Is this normal?' I just kept thinking police can't do this," Saleh said."  "To me, these people are like family," said Saleh, a native of Venezuela who is of Palestinian descent."