_jmnoonanBy almost any standard, the movement to reckon with racism and police violence is worthy of study — not only as a lens through which we view the past, but also as a historically significant movement in and of itself.
_jmnoonanHe specifically recommended studying other events or movements with historical significance toward understanding race and racism, including the 1992 riots in Los Angeles, the government response to Hurricane Katrina, and #BlackLivesMatter. t.co/70GIpWynGE
_jmnoonanThe reference by @MassEducation Sec. Peyser to “the present time” does not, I don’t think, reflect Dr. Martell’s concern. He noted the absence of any reference to race relations during the last 40 years (save the election of Barack Obama). t.co/bOAhvUYJUp