I’m president of Morehouse College. Here’s my advice to protesters.
When I was 12 years old, I could smell Kansas City burning from my backyard. Neighbors angered by the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. marched with their fists in the air. Their show of unity was met with tear gas. Soon, shops were set ablaze.
Originally published: June 22, 2020
Author: David A. Thomas
Institution: Morehouse College
Published by: The Washington Post