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The Color of Justice


Jonesboro LA Mayor Leslie Thompson

It was my original intent to comment on Covid-19, the Coronavirus Pandemic, and the challenges that Mayors across this country have had to endure as a result. However, being a black man in this country and watching a white police officer literally squeeze the life out of George Floyd, an African-American, in Minneapolis a few days ago, I realized that this topic should take center stage as we as Black Americans are trying our best to reconcile how to appropriately respond to the brutal murder. Floyd died after a white police officer applied pressure to his neck until he became non-responsiv...

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