Isadore Banks, George Floyd, and the Urgent Threat of Racial Terrorism | Lynn Nottage for London Evening Standard
June 1, 2020
"The large vocal demonstrations across America are a response to the fact that Black bodies are under siege on multiple fronts," writes Market Road Films co-founder Lynn Nottage for the Evening Standard. "African Americans are disproportionately dying from Covid-19, suffering from staggering poverty and higher rates of unemployment during the pandemic; and this has led to a perfect storm of discontent. The question remains, why has white America been so woefully ineffective and downright resistant to addressing its long legacy of state-sanctioned violence against African Americans?"