Civil Rights Violations In The Movie Detroit

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Prior to reading the article, I was under the assumption that the group of individuals involved whom faced charges had violated trespassing laws for being on federal building grounds. However, one discrepancy I noticed was that no laws were actually violated at all in a deliberate manner. The people who were arrested and charged with trespassing had simply been invited to a party, without any intention of violating federal laws. This reminds me of the movie Detroit, in which the Detroit PD brutalized a group of black party goers for "not having a liquor license." Although the comparison I made is tenuous in that this current case in capitol hill does not involve civil rights violations, it is unequivocal that the officers of the law, in both
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