So my city, West St. Paul, made the New York Times this past week over a Black Lives Matter mural that has to come down for violating city ordinance. Then another Black man was killed by police in Minnesota on Sunday, Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center. Last night we had a metro-wide curfew.
It’s been a week. In the midst of a pandemic. After a summer of already doing this. During a trial where we were already reliving last summer.
I drafted a whole post about the mural controversy. It feels kind of pointless now.
But I’ll say a couple things…
I have rather ragey feelings about Black people killed by police.
I have rather mixed feelings about the mural.Continue reading West St. Paul’s Black Lives Matter Mural