The Long Road to Justice

28 years ago, on a Friday afternoon in the spring of 1992, we waited pensively for the verdicts in the trial of the four police officers who beat Rodney King, hitting him with batons and kicking him for what seemed like forever. This was way before cell phones, so it was very unusual to watchContinue reading “The Long Road to Justice”

Where Is Basic, Decent Humanity?

Kneeling on a man’s neck for eight minutes, the last two-and-a-half unresponsive, no longer begging to breathe or calling for his mama, surrounded by a crowd of people shouting at you, Chauvin, to let the man breathe – that is a savage, inhumane abuse of power, a depraved act, in full view of all withContinue reading “Where Is Basic, Decent Humanity?”