What Have We Wrought?

After watching nearly all of the trial and with the jurors working toward the verdict, I felt certain the only decision possible was guilty. Been there before, though. More than once. Waiting on pins and needles with millions, I was afraid to hope for justice. I joined in the collective sigh across the nation, maybeContinue reading “What Have We Wrought?”

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”