The president of the United States, Joe Biden, declared, at this terça-feira (8), that the discussions about police differ in racial lines in America, admitting that he never has to have “a conversation” – how to behave around the police – that many black and brown families fear that they will end up with their children.
“Be a policeman or stop, turn on the internal lights. Don’t hit your wallet. Keep your hands on the wheel. Imagine having to worry like that every time your child gets into a car”, he said.
Tire Nichols’s mother, the unarmed black man killed by the police in Memphis, was present at the State of the Union address and told the president how she continues to find the courage to continue and speak, Biden said.
“With faith in God, she said that her son ‘was a beautiful soul and something bom virá disso’. Imagine how much courage and character isso requires. It depends on us, on all of us. We all want the same thing. Violence-free neighborhoods. Agents of the law that win the trust of the community. As well as all police officers, when they place the badge of manhã tem or right to be able to go home at night, as well as everyone else, the fora. Our children have the right to return home in safety”, said Biden.
The president added: “Equal protection under the law is a pact that we have with each other in America. We know that the police put their lives at risk every night and day and we know that in many cases we ask them to help us, counselors, social assistants, cycling ecologists responding to mental health crises and much more, in a certain sense, we demand Give them a lot.”
“I know that most of the police officers and their families are good people, decent and honest, for the most part,” he said.
Source: CNN Espanol