Although race relations continue to evolve positively, the balance remains fragile.
Philando Castile has become the 123rd black person to fall victim to police gunfire since the beginning of the year in the United States.
I always liked strolling on campus after lunch. The statue of George Washington outside the John M. Olin library has accompanied students from all over the world through the seasons every year.
In the spring, groups of energetic students pass through the blooming flowerbeds and pass by the library on their way to [Read more]
America is not hell, but neither is it paradise.
The number of martyrs adopted by BLM is statistically irrelevant compared to the huge numbers of black people (and Hispanics) who die at the hands of other black people (or Hispanics) in the gangs that plague the ghettos of large cities.
Are [America's] 18,000 law enforcement agencies vulnerable to racism?
U.S. communities are trying to compensate for declining revenues by increasing fines for trivial offenses. The poor often cannot afford to pay the fines and end up behind bars as a result.
Fifty years later, police violence still happens every day; segregation, discrimination and stigmatization of black Americans are still systemic.
The police no longer control the narrative about certain events. They have lost their interpretational sovereignty.