On Tuesday, CNN host John King marked the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death with a panel of guests that included LaTosha Brown of Black Votes Matter. She alleged that policing is premised on “state-sanctioned violence” with officers longing for the ability to “inflict more pain” and “put more” racial minorities “in jail” and thus must be treated like weeds that have to be killed in order for a yard to grow.
“….It’s kind of like having weeds in the yard, you can cut the weeds down. You know, when you’re mowing the grass, but until you uproot, or kill the weeds, it will still — it will still take over your yard…”
— LaTosha Brown (@MsLaToshaBrown) May 26, 2021