I joined a clean-up crew in Denver’s Civic
Center Park yesterday. Picking up bits of broken glass made me think more
deeply about what else is broken.
State Rep. Leslie Herod decried a “pandemic” of racism. She’s right: this
virus has infected our nation since well before its founding.
That’s what makes George Floyd’s murder even more painful—and the protests
against it even more pressing. It’s not only police brutality at issue
here, it’s a system of injustice that devalues African Americans every
John Hickenlooper and I discussed racial justice at a Senate forum on
Saturday. Hick said, “Black Lives Matter means that every life matters.”
But that’s plainly not the point of this movement. Here’s how I put it at
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Join me for a [ [link removed] ]Virtual Town Hall on Racial Justice tomorrow night:
Tuesday, June 2 at 5 pm MDT. Watch at [ [link removed] ]andrewromanoff.com/live; submit
questions on [ [link removed] ]Facebook or [ [link removed] ]Twitter @Romanoff2020.
These discussions are no substitute for action. But we’ll never dismantle
structural racism if we refuse to recognize it.
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