“Black” Police Brutality

Nature or Nurture?

Jpharoahdoss
4 min readFeb 16, 2023

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Nature vs. nurture has been debated for centuries. Police brutality can be seen through a similar lens, i.e., the nature of the job or police culture. The question is, which one has the biggest influence on police officers?

In Memphis, Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old black man, was assaulted by five black police officers. Nichols died three days later in the hospital…

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Jpharoahdoss

J. Pharoah Doss is a columnist for the New Pittsburgh Courier.