During a recent speech, Attorney General William Barr cautioned those who speak out against law enforcement by saying that one day, they may not have police protections.
HUD Secretary Ben Carson has removed a promise of inclusive communities from his agency’s mission statement.
Repairing community-police relations and building the necessary trust and legitimacy will not be easy, and will take time. But the current state of affairs provides us with both extraordinary challenges and extraordinary opportunities for real and meaningful reform. Let us roll up our sleeves and begin the journey.
Our shared belief in the benefits of the Arts and Humanities can be found in the practices of our institutions of higher learning, in our communities, our businesses, and our next generation of young people.