Systemic Racism

George Floyd: How to address America's racial disparities

Demonstrators raise their hands as they wait for LASD officers to detain them during a protest in response to the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 3, 2020. Picture taken June 3, 2020. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

The immense anger created by George Floyd’s death has deeper roots, argues Jeffrey Sommers. Image: REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

Jeffrey Sommers
Professor of Political Economy and Public Policy in the African and African Diaspora Studies Department, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
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