Modern-Day Slave Catchers on the Job in Galveston, Texas

(scmp.com/news/world image)

n a scene straight out of every slavery novel or film ever written or produced, and the blood-soaked history in which they are steeped, two white Galveston, Texas policemen paraded a handcuffed, roped or leashed black man through the streets of the city as they rode comfortably, nonchalantly, astride horses.