“Police officers that can’t commit to treating everyone fairly, and with the minimum necessary force to be safe, need re-training, or dismissal, or, ultimately, jail.”
“Congressman Andy Kim speaks for his constituents and is unafraid to stand for the American values of equality under the law and justice for all.”
“I will grieve with my friends and stand with them demanding justice and change, knowing full well that I can never know their pain because the color of my skin affords me a level of comfort that they have never had.”
“…in our country the combination of guns and racism has led to black families not being shocked when their loved ones are murdered…”
In the year leading up to the recent #StarbucksWhileBlack arrests of two men, calls from the Philadelphia Center City (Rittenhouse Square) Starbucks to the Philadelphia Police Department dramatically spiked. This spike coincided with the hiring of a new manager, who was on duty at the time of the arrests.