The difference between Charleston and Baltimore

About a month ago, Walter Scott was killed in North Charleston, SC after running away from an officer during a traffic stop.

There were marches, there were protests, but there was generally a semblance of order. Looking at South Carolina, we see a trend of historical aggressions and reparations that are almost inherent in the state’s history. In this case, the state did the right thing: rather than hiding behind the shield of the police, they launched an investigation, arrested the officer, and took swift action.

We need more of that in the world.

Click to read at: The New Yorker


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