A Tuesday press conference in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota featured anguished residents confronting the mayor and police officials over what concrete steps they will take to stop further police shootings of Black men.
Mayor Mike Elliott spoke at the press conference on the killing of Daunte Wright. Both the officer who shot Wright and the Brooklyn Center police chief resigned.
At one point during the presser, one woman spoke up and said the police need to show a greater level of “empathy, sympathy, and compassion.”
“If it was your kid, how would you feel? What would you do?!” she asked. “And you all keep traumatizing us over and over again.”
She told the police officials they need to more than to just