By By Dr. May Ling Halim and Dr. Sarah Gaither
June 28, 2020
This has been a summer of protest, with thousands upon thousands of people from all different backgrounds marching through the streets condemning racial injustice and the killings of men and women like George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Astoundingly, during this powerful movement to fight the pervasive, structural and historical forms of racism in our country, just 18 days after George Floyd’s death, another police officer shot and killed Rayshard Brooks, yet another Black citizen. If we do not want racist grown-ups in our political, education, health and criminal justice systems, we need to start changing these systems from the ground up. That starts with our children.
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