noun, plural bru·tal·i·ties.
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The Post-ABC News poll finds that a bare majority of Wisconsin voters support the protests against police brutality and racial injustice.Trump keeps dodging the crux of major issues — and that’s showing in his reelection prospects|Amber Phillips|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
That we thought we had moved past that, as a kid we saw a lot of brutality from communities and policemen and we felt like we had moved past that.
A few years ago, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who is bi-racial, took a knee during the national anthem to protest police brutality.Why Can’t Schools Get What the N.F.L. Has? (Ep. 431)|Stephen J. Dubner|September 10, 2020|Freakonomics
Floyd’s death sparked a nationwide protest movement against police brutality that continues.
Still, some academics who have studied the phenomenon in recent years see evidence that rising rates of violence in cities that have experienced high-profile incidents of police brutality are driven by police pullbacks.What Can Mayors Do When the Police Stop Doing Their Jobs?|by Alec MacGillis|September 3, 2020|ProPublica
But along with the cartoon funk is an all-too-real story of police brutality embodied by a horde of evil Pigs.
“The Wizard of Watts is not just about police brutality,” he says.
The whir of the circling NYPD helicopter muffled their chants calling for unity and calling out police brutality.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC|M.L. Nestel|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"We're not anti-police, we're anti-police brutality," a member of the Justice League told the crowd, to cheers.
They contend that the protests are not anti-police brutality, but anti-police, period.
Politeness, being based upon real kindness of heart, cannot exist where there is selfishness or brutality to warp its growth.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness|Florence Hartley
But the longest red-letter day has its ending, and time and tide beckon one with the brutality of an impatient jailer.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
Winston shivered a little at the dispassionate brutality of the speech, and then checked the anger that came upon him.Winston of the Prairie|Harold Bindloss
His passion for her surged up, aroused by pity for her plight, and awakened in him a sense of his brutality.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
That young fellow only came yesterday, and you must needs run foul of him and half kill him with your brutality to-day.Digby Heathcote|W.H.G. Kingston