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Boulder Releases Data On Law Enforcement Discrimination

Back in March, Zayd Atkinson was picking up trash outside his dorm at Naropa University in Boulder when a group of police officers confronted him, apparently refusing to believe that he lived there.

Atkinson, a Yoga Studies major who was picking up trash as part of his work-study doing groundskeeping around the dorms, says he feared for his life when an officer first drew a taser, and then a firearm. Atkinson says time slowed down and he went into fight-or-flight mode.

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