When Police Protect, Serve Some Over Others

When Police Protect, Serve Some Over Others

A critique of law enforcement does not equal hate or disdain for them. It is a desire to see them more consistently live into their oath to “protect and serve.” Unfortunately, we continue to receive confirmation that there can be a tendency to fully protect and serve...
Breathing Room: 4 Takeaways from Chauvin Verdict

Breathing Room: 4 Takeaways from Chauvin Verdict

The NPR radio host said the jury in the Derek Chauvin murder trial had reached a verdict. I was pulling out of my driveway, immediately feeling my stomach tighten. Like most, I thought the evidence against him in the death of George Floyd was irreproachable. But, as...
Chauvin Guilty Verdict Lets Us Breathe Again

Chauvin Guilty Verdict Lets Us Breathe Again

It has been almost a year since George Perry Floyd breathed for the last time face down on a street in Minneapolis on the evening of May 25, 2020. It has been almost a year since we learned that the official report issued by the Minneapolis Police Department...