Jan 30, 2023 | Celebrity

We Have To Be Honest Racism Involved

We Have To Be Honest Racism Involved

New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) said Monday on “CNN This Morning”  that racism was involved in the death of Tyre Nichols.

Host Don Lemon asked, “Much has been made about the officers, all of them being black. You said that diversifying police departments would allow us to have a level of policing we deserve. These five officers are all black. Is there an entrenched police culture of aggression towards black people?”

Adams said, “Clearly, we could not ignore the ethnicity of the officers that are involved. That is the pink elephant in the room. And people talked about that. And when we want to diversify departments, it’s not only African-American. We have increasing number of members from the AAPI community, Spanish-speaking officers, Muslim officers. The role was to ensure that you diversify departments, so the officers are coming from the communities that they…

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