Reflections on a tragic week in America

This piece was originally published in the May 29, 2020 edition of CAP Action’s daily newsletter, the Progress Report. Subscribe to the Progress Report here.

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The reason we know the name George Floyd should be because he was a mentor and a friend who was beloved by his community — not because he was killed by a police officer on Monday.

Danyelle Solomon, CAP’s Vice President of Race and Ethnicity Policy, released a statement yesterday on the events of this week, quotes from which we have included throughout this issue.