Today’s highly interesting read (04/09/21): Had Obama Not Played the Race Card, George Floyd Might Be Alive

Who is Derek Chauvin? The Minneapolis police officer involved in the death  of George Floyd

Today’s read is from best-selling author and radio talk-show host Larry Elder. Here’s an excerpt:

Suppose Obama encouraged Blacks to comply with the police and that if one feels mistreated, to get a name or badge number and sort it out later. Eric Garner died after an encounter where New York City cops arrested him for selling cigarettes. Had he not resisted, he would likely still be alive. Jacob Blake was shot several times by the Kenosha, Wisconsin, police when they suspected him of reaching for a knife. Had Blake complied, he would not be in a wheelchair today. Would that have encouraged Black suspects like George Floyd to respond differently to an encounter with the police?

Read Elder’s entire column here.

One thought on “Today’s highly interesting read (04/09/21): Had Obama Not Played the Race Card, George Floyd Might Be Alive

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