Some Black lives don’t matter

Opinion section
Valley News - Opinion
Marilyn M. Singleton, M.D., J.D., Special to Valley NewsI grew up in a segregated neighborhood where within three months of our Doberman’s death, our house was burglarized four times. Thus, a new architectural feature appeared on our home: burglar bars.I can’t imagine living in my old neighborhood with no police to protect us. Our experience reflected the 2016 and 2019 studies showing no racial bias in police shootings – what Harvard University’s Roland G. Fryer Jr. called “the most surprising result of my career.”Year after year, this baby boomer Black woman has seen the country change for the better. It was the ever-present burglar bars that made me appreciate integration all the more. Now I can live in any neighborhood I choose. As Black people moved through
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