Wilmington needs truth/reconciliation process to address legacy of racism
“‘Essential part of ending cycle of violence, despair in low-income communities’, criminologist says.
“Wilmington is in mourning after multiple homicides from street violence this year. Many people express frustration similar to that frequently voiced by Police Chief Ralph Evangelous and the StarNews editorial board regarding violence in low-income communities. As a criminologist, I can offer some insights into this persistent problem — a problem that cannot be resolved solely by arrest or incarceration. In fact, arrest and incarceration exacerbate the problems.”
To read the rest of this article, go to: Wilmington needs truth/reconciliation process to address legacy of racism, by Kimberly Cook for StarNews Media. Opinion column by CTTT members and Wilmington, NC Local Affiliate Group co-facilitator.