By Katherine Lewin, Santa Fe Reporter
July 1, 2020
Hundreds of Hispanic and Latino families in New Mexico have used the video of the death of George Floyd at the hands of police officers as an opportunity to talk to their children about racism, according to data from a survey by the research firm Latino Decisions.
The same survey found that 77% of parents worry their children might experience excessive force by law enforcement at some point in their lives and 89% of caregivers and parents agree that they can feel pain and frustration of Black communities because they have had the same experiences of excessive force with law enforcement.
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