- Issac Bailey: Black officer shoots black man in Milwaukee; spurring protests against cops that overlook tricky problem
- Implicit bias affects black cops, too. Because of this, making police forces look like community they serve is not enough, he says
- Bailey: Implicit bias training for white and black police, to root out prejudice, a step in right direction. More can be done
Issac Bailey has been a journalist in South Carolina for two decades and was most recently the primary columnist for The Sun News in Myrtle Beach. He was a 2014 Harvard University Nieman fellow. Follow him on Twitter: @ijbailey. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)A week after the Justice Department -- led by a black attorney general appointed by the nation's first black president, who is enjoying high national approval ratings -- excoriated one of the most diverse police departments in the country -- which is headed by a black man in a mostly-black city with a black mayor and black city council members -- for its systemic, discriminatory tactics against black residents, a black police officer in Milwaukee shoots a black man.