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Seattle’s Police Union President Has A Message All Cops Should Hear

There’s no room for biases in this police union. Don’t like it? Leave.

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When it comes to questions of race and bias in law enforcement, many were surprised to hear FBI Director James Comey speak so candidly on the subject while presenting at Georgetown University this past week. There, Comey reportedly talked about the need for police officers to "understand the people we serve and protect — by trying to know, deep in our gut, what it feels like to be a law-abiding young black man walking on the street and encountering law enforcement.” It’s a speech that can been seen in part as a response to the growing chorus of criticism leveled at law enforcement following the deaths of unarmed black men like Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, and Mike Brown, and for many concerned about the frequently fraught relationship between police and minority communities, it’s a welcome step in a positive direction. But while Comey’s speech may have been the national headline-grabber, this past week saw another law enforcement leader speaking just as frankly–if not more so–about those same concerns.

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Mike Huckabee Makes Questionable "Historical" Cartoons for Kids

Mike Huckabee has co-founded a company called "Learn Our History" which produces and sells these questionable cartoon history videos for kids.

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We don't know whether former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee is running for president, but he is getting into education. Huckabee wants to help America's school children connect with our storied past so he's co-founded an education company called "Learn Our History" which produces and sells cartoon history videos for kids.

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