Why Grand Juries Don’t Indict Police Officers When They Kill
“It is difficult to be born in a place where you are despised and also promised that with endeavor – with this, with that, you know – you can accomplish the impossible.”
— James Baldwin
These are not isolated events, but are a part of a larger, structurally racist system. This is what happens when people in positions of power and authority make decisions informed by racist attitudes.
From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW, LLMSW