A Minnesotan Weighs In: Is There Hope After The Hashtags?

St. Paul college student Erianna Jiles has a message for #GeorgeFloyd protestors: “It’s deeper than showing up to protests with your ‘Black Lives Matter’ sign. What will life look like when the protests end? Will you still be our voice to challenge injustice?…African-Americans have never stopped fighting for equality, but the response to Floyd’s death feels more inclusive like we now have allies to help tackle systemic racism. Maybe we are at a turning point in our country. Only time will tell. I know racism won’t suddenly fade away or will cops instantly erase their racial biases.” Read more at YR Media.

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