Freddie Gray…And More…

Today, it was announced that 6 officers from the Baltimore Police Department have been charged for the death of Freddie Gray. This is wonderful news, but I cannot forget that this is only a small step. It is important to realize that Freddie Gray is not the first person to die from police violence, and he will not be the last. As Ta-Nehisi Coates (and others) have said, it is so much larger than this one man. While the convictions of these officers would be a wonderful event worthy of celebration, the larger goal of comprehensive police reform in the United States must not be lost. This is larger than any one man or woman. Let’s keep that in mind.


Voice your opinon...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: