The murder of George Floyd sparked nationwide outrage and protests against police brutality. But the growing angst among Black America was steadily brewing as COVID-19 lay bare the glaring racial inequalities in this country.
The Atlantic and Secretary of the Smithsonian Lonnie Bunch explored this moment in history, and examined how protests can influence policy and create a more equitable America.
Staff writer, The Atlantic
Secretary, Smithsonian Institution; Founding Director, National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Tuesday, June 16, 2020