Since the brutal killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer the issue of racism and equality in America has been front and center in the streets of our cities with peaceful marches and across our news platforms.
To all the communities in the struggle for equality and positive change across our country, I understand and know your anguish and anger.
My family has a legacy of involvement in the civil rights movement. My uncle was part of the Little Rock Nine who suffered immense racism because they were integrated into a white school in Arkansas in 1957.
It Only Takes One
George Floyd’s death at-the-hands of a Minneapolis police officer is one of many tragic deaths suffered by communities of color across the country on a regular basis. These acts are the results of systemic racism in our society and the failure to expose it and weed it out from institutions, organizations and places where authority has power to intimidate.