• Jun 21, 2018

Police Killings Have Harmed Mental Health in Black Communities, Study Finds

By John Eligon, New York Times
June 21, 2018

This article reports on a study published in the Lancet, that documents the impact of police killings on the mental health of black residents. According to the article:

Using mental health survey data and a database of police shootings, a team of health researchers concluded that when police officers in the United States kill unarmed black people, it damages the mental health of black Americans living in those states.


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