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Retailers urged to re-think if they need to call police

Minneapolis Star Tribune 04/12/2021

Retail store operators are in a real sense on the front lines of the current racial conflict taking place across America. “While interactions with the police can be fairly infrequent, everyone shops,” said Cassi Pitt­man Claytor, a sociology professor at Case Western Reserve University. “When [Black people] are asked about the contexts where they are treated unfairly due to their race … shopping in a store ranks above all other settings, including interactions with the police.”

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