America STILL has incidents of violence against people just because of their skin color….
The result is a view among some black leaders that race relations in the United States are at a low point, with President Trump’s often divisive rhetoric and the pandemic’s economic crisis — also battering nonwhites at higher rates — now punctuated by the stark video of a violent death.
African American leaders are not hiding their anguish. “This killing is just the most egregious example right now of how sick people are and how racist they are in this country at the moment,” said Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-N.J.). “It’s not just what’s happening in the South in this isolated incident.”…
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