Memo to My Students, Mostly Seniors Queueing for Their Diplomas, June, 2021; January, 2022

Regarding the Times’ headline and story, I was trying to wax poetically, succinctly — comments are limited to 1,500 characters — when I should have just hit the nail on the head: American racism, bigotry, xenophobia have always kept the door open for the use of any tool, technique, idea…

“The jury’s decision today (April 23) )to hold a police officer criminally liable for the murder* of George Floyd has brought a collective sigh of relief. The guilty verdict for Police Officer Derek Chauvin is an outcome that has been previously elusive in court proceedings involving the death of a…

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New York Times: Your Comment on Opinion Columnist Frank Bruno’s ”Listening to Those Who Saw George Floyd Die” Has Been Published

I want to believe that if I stumbled upon the enormity of a Derek Chauvin cop tortuously squeezing the life out of a helpless man, woman or child in broad daylight that I would do the right thing.

I’ve risked intervening at violent moments … I know others who have…

Greggory W. Morris

Award Winning Assistant J-Professor, Hunter College/CUNY. Author, Writer. Blogs at blog.hunterword.com. Using Medium.com to test drive writing projects.

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