I write this as an African American male and as a retired police officer.
There is so much American history that some of America wants to forget. Quite honestly, we Americans have short memories when it comes to uncomfortable reality or truth that interferes with our way of life. For instance, if I bring up slavery, police would argue: “Slavery has nothing to do with where we are today. I am not responsible for something that happened 300 years ago.”
What is lost in this argument and what the law enforcement community fails to recognize is that our past is the root of problems today. Read More & Share