After intentionally providing time and space for voices of the underrepresented, we at Kotter feel compelled to speak out. The consistent and growing number of killings of unarmed Black men and women by law enforcement serve as an urgent reminder of the continued change needed in our country.
The video of George Floyd’s murder has shocked our conscience and understandably provoked protests and outrage around the world. These deaths are symptomatic of a much larger and systemic issue - the racism that permeates our society. These very difficult issues of economic disparity and racial inequality have arisen over hundreds of years and will not be solved overnight. But, as with all complex change, we know progress can be made in the near term and it is essential that we begin now
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