The world is watching America and the protests due to the sad killing of George Floyd. The question thats on everyone’s mind is if the protests will resolve anything or will it just result in looting, chaos, fear and no progress.
Daniel Myers from The Hill newspaper wrote a excellent article on this. Below is a small portion of his writings.
“But will the protestors get what they want? Will their actions produce, as they hope and believe, the justice they want to see in the world? Sadly, the answer is “Probably not.” In the wake of the upheaval of the 1960s — of which the Detroit riot was only one of hundreds of riots and protests — and unprecedented public attention to the problems thought to be the root cause of the unrest, there was optimism and genuine effort to improve the conditions experienced in poor, predominantly black neighborhoods. But those efforts were short-lived and largely ineffective. We currently hear promises, commitments to change, a declaration that this unprecedented wave of action will change things, and that the efforts and sacrifices made by victims will not go unanswered. But haven’t we heard that before? “
Read the full article on The Hill’s site.