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‘The NYPD Is Out of Control’

Assemblywoman Diana Richardson was pepper-sprayed while protesting George Floyd’s death

As thousands of people around the nation take to the streets to protest the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other Black Americans, many police officers are responding with violence. New York State Assemblywoman Diana Richardson has seen this



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Andrea González-Ramírez

Award-winning Puerto Rican journalist. Senior Writer at New York Magazine’s The Cut. Formerly GEN, Refinery29, and more. Read my work: