Sept 24, 2016
What is the state of black America?
San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Retired Army Lieutenant Colonel, Executive Director of the National Center of Policy Analysis and Former Florida Congressman Allen West with author Touré for a Texas Tribune Festival discussion on race relations.
Earlier in the day Allen West wrote:
There are some very serious issues in the black community, and it’s not about law enforcement officers.
I plan on steering this discussion towards the issues of the decimation of the black family, the need for better education opportunities in the inner cities, and restoration of small business entrepreneurship.
And we do need to talk about the issue of maintaining security in the black community. Too often folks want to drive this conversation to the Band-aid, totally missing the sucking chest wound.
My objective will be to talk about the black community I…
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