If the McKinney, Texas pool party incident woke America out of a historic and deliberate slumber that ignores systemic racism, we’d hope the thing that stands out most is the gendering of Black criminality. Though we fight for the brown and Black faces of men and young boys that flash across our timelines —  members of society […]

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The teenager whose video of a McKinney, Texas police officer detaining and roughly handling Black youth at a pool party went viral last week is speaking out about the disturbing ordeal and the abuse he witnessed. Brandon Brooks, the 15-year-old White teenager responsible for bringing the officers’ controversial tactics to light, told NewsFix that he noticed […]