Sen. Portman heard from ‘dozens’ of black leaders. Here’s what they said.
Note: This story has been updated to include information provided by the senator’s office. U.S. Sen. Rob Portman recently participated in a conference call with “dozens” of black leaders discussing how COVID-19 and racial injustice has impacted their communities. What those leaders discussed and who was involved in the call was not initially disclosed. Portman’s […]
Why cellphone videos of black people’s deaths should be considered sacred, like lynching photographs
As Ahmaud Arbery fell to the ground, the sound of the gunshot that took his life echoed loudly throughout his Georgia neighborhood. I rewound the video of his killing. Each time I viewed it, I was drawn first to the young black jogger’s seemingly carefree stride, which was halted by two white men in a […]