“The same hell that black people were experiencing on the streets, we were experiencing inside the department.” For Black Police, Discrimination Abounds, Complicating Reform Efforts.

+ “I’m not blind to the issues, but I’m torn. As I’m standing there with my riot helmet and being called a ‘coon,’ people have no idea that I identify with them. I understand them. I’m here for them. I’ve been trying to be here as a change agent.” NYT: How Black N.Y.P.D. Officers Really Feel About the Floyd Protesters.

+ The Atlanta officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks in the back has been charged with murder.