Valuing Black Lives
Huffington Post
July 11, 2016

“Once again, the nation is watching in horror and heartbreak as more Black men die in our streets — we are dying at the hands of those who have sworn to protect and serve our communities and at the hands of those who could be our brothers.

“Over the past several days, we have witnessed 66 people shot in Chicago and four fatally wounded over the fourth of July weekend. In Baton Rouge, Alton Sterling was shot to death by police outside a convenience store while selling CDs. And in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, Philando Castile was shot to death by a police officer during a routine traffic stop.”

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