Friday, August 29
(Geneva) -- The United Nations is weighing in on the issue of police brutality against minorities in America. The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination released a reported today that was prompted by the shooting of Michael Brown and the violent crackdown on protests that followed. But the racism watchdog group noted those are not isolated events. The panel suggested the U.S. should examine racial bias in law enforcement, address obstacles for minority voters, and reconsider "Stand Your Ground" laws.