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Dahleen Glanton: A black man forgave the white cop who killed his brother. And some African Americans don't like it

It is hard for many African Americans to understand why a black man would embrace the white cop who had been convicted of killing his brother.

When they look at the photo of Brandt Jean hugging former Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger, they wonder how he could have been so forgiving. Police officers and black men are supposed to be archenemies. Didn't Jean realize that?

Speaking during the sentencing phase of the trial, barely able to keep his composure, Jean laid out feelings he had not previously expressed even to his family.

"I don't even want you to go to jail," he

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