Jimmy Carter warns racial injustices ‘undermine’ US democracy

Washington (AFP) – US ex-president Jimmy Carter said Wednesday he was pained by last week’s police killing of an unarmed black man and urged authorities to end discriminatory policing and other systemic injustices that “undermine” American democracy.George Floyd died on May 25 after a police officer pressed his knee to the handcuffed man’s neck for several minutes, pinning him down on a Minneapolis street. The killing has triggered days of often violent protests across the country.”People of power, privilege, and moral conscience must stand up and say ‘no more’ to a racially discriminatory pol…

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