June 23, 2020

Community Discuss Racial Inequality, Opportunities for Progress In Hartford

Read the entire article by Jamie Ratliff on NBC Connecticut.

On Tuesday night, the mayor, police chief, city council president, and many others came together for a two-hour online discussion about race relations in Hartford.

“It’s about, are you making these decisions that are reinforcing racial inequality?” said Andrea Comer with Educators for Excellence.

“You don’t even need to be racist to be complicit in racism, and you don’t need to be racist to be ignoring things that are reinforcing racism in really powerful ways. And unless we’re consciously calling those things out, we’re not going to make the kind of progress that we need to make,” said Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin.

To read the entire article, visit NBC Connecticut.