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on June 14, 2021 in World News

Austin Paper Refuses to Release Police’s Description of Black Male Mass Shooting Suspect to Avoid ‘Perpetuating Stereotypes’

Chris Menahan InformationLiberation The Austin American-Statesman on Saturday refused to release police’s description of an at-large black male mass shooting suspect because they said it “could be harmful in perpetuating stereotypes.” There was a mass shooting overnight in an entertainment district of Austin, Texas. 13 were injured. One suspect, described by police as a slim black male with dreadlocks, escaped the scene. pic.twitter.com/g7nbVlg7uB — Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) June 12, 2021   Liberal newspaper Austin @statesman says it refuses to print the description of the mass shooting suspect for ideological reasons. The at-large suspect is described by police as a...

Chris Menahan InformationLiberation The Austin American-Statesman on Saturday refused to release police’s description of an at-large black male mass shooting suspect because they said it “could be harmful in perpetuating stereotypes.” There was a mass shooting overnight in an...

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