Hugs for Killer Cops and Bullets for Black People: Why We Can’t Forgive Our Oppressors.
The trial of Amber Guyger, a Dallas police officer who murdered Botham Jean in his apartment, has sparked protest and controversy—especially after photos surfaced of Guyger being shown compassion and forgiveness by the judge, bailiff, and even Jean's brother. What is behind the overwhelming theme of forgiveness to people who murder Black people?
Julia WallaceOctober 9, 2019
After Dallas: Continue the Struggle for Justice!
Black people in the U.S. are under attack. There is a clear pattern of police violence against the Black community, including extrajudicial murders which go unpunished by a racist criminal justice system. The Black Lives Matter movement is fighting back and not giving in to pressure from cops and politicians.
John LeslieJuly 11, 2016