“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice
I thought of Dr. King’s words this week as the images of a murder in
Minneapolis rippled across the nation. George Floyd takes his place
alongside Eric Garner and so many other African Americans before
them—victims not only of police brutality but also of a culture that
devalues their existence.
Both Mr. Floyd and Mr. Garner told officers, “I can’t breathe.” Freedom
itself can’t breathe in a country choked by bigotry, violence and
We can’t simply ask how we got here—because the truth is, we always were.
Racism remains America’s original and persistent sin.
But we can and must ask where we go now. Join me today at 12 pm MDT for a
[ [link removed] ]Virtual Town Hall at [ [link removed] ]andrewromanoff.com/live (or check back later
for a replay at [ [link removed] ]andrewromanoff.com/videos).
“Our lives begin to end,” Dr. King reminded us, “the day we become silent
about things that matter.” Half a century later, it’s not enough for us to
say “Black Lives Matter” when, day after painful day, we act like they
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