Civil Unrest In The Context Of The Pandemic

What is really causing civil unrest in America? 

No intelligent person of any race is defending the cruel death of George Floyd at the hands of police for passing a $20 forged bill. The police officer who allegedly is responsible for Floyd’s death was swiftly arrested, charged with murder, and placed behind bars. His cohorts are not far behind him. The system worked as it should.

Race discrimination still exists but any objective barometer shows the problem is far less severe today.

There have been tremendous advances in policing since the 1960s when the U.S. Congress passed the nation’s major anti-discrimination laws. The last vestiges of the era of Jim Crow are gone. Race discrimination is no longer legal. Where it persists, legal avenues exist to address it. Continue reading “Civil Unrest In The Context Of The Pandemic”