Policing Their Own

It’s become more and more challenging for Black police officers to remain silent when their White counterparts kill men and women of color. One of the most important voices in the national conversation about police brutality is Reddit Hudson, a former police officer. Hudson recently spoke with TheVillageCelebration’s Vickie Newton about the need for Black officers and others to speak out.


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