Take A Careful Look at Demands of 'BLM'
Other Voices / OPINION
July 2, 2020
This letter is written in response to the recent events that have occurred as a result of George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis, Minn. It is important that one separate a desire, as others have called for in this newspaper, to “do what’s right” and profess that “peace is the way” from support of Black Lives Matter (“BLM”) and associated organizations and individuals. It is equally important to distinguish one’s reaction from watching the video of Floyd’s death from what the statistics say about racial differences in the lethal use of force by police.
BLM believes that the...