1 Jun 2020

Unrest in US cities provides sobering history lesson

The pictures we are seeing are America in 2020. But they are also America 1968, after Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated.

The pictures we are seeing are America in 2020. But they are also America 1968, after Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated.

And America in 1992, when LA burned in the riots after Rodney King was beaten. History in short is repeating itself.

And generations of black Americans know these feelings – of outrage, frustration, and exhaustion, as Symeon Brown explains.