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What will be your role?

police homocide statistic

This chart was shared by Samuel Sinyangwe this past Sunday on the Melissa Harris-Perry Show. It depicts data collected and made available by Mapping Police Violencea research collaborative collecting comprehensive data on police killings nationwide to quantify the impact of police violence in communities. It shows that in 17 U.S. cities police kill Black men at a higher rate that the U.S. murder rate. 

I invite you to be part of the solution. There is a role for all of us.

In 20 years, as you think back on this particular moment in time, how will you describe the role you played? Voyeur? Pessimist? Critic? Ally? 

unjust system

 

I will continue to be an ally.

DeEtta Jones

DeEtta Jones is an invited speaker, equity, diversity and inclusion strategy consultant and author with more than twenty years of experience working with people from around the world to on personal effectiveness and building workforce capacity.

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