Last week a white officer shot and killed a black officer, in plainclothes, here in Harlem.I haven't said much about this because I'm not sure what to say. There is obviously a disturbing history of this sort of thing. And it may be worth speculating over how our preconceptions about people dig into our subconscious. I don't know.
I haven't said anything, mostly because I don't know what to say except that it's a tragedy. I don't have a firm grasp on where race fits into this. Maybe it's best to just wish the family of Omar Edwards, the best. I think it's also proper to wish the best for Andrew Dunton, the officer who killed Edwards. I think, in all likelihood, he's sick over this.