Meketa’s thoughts regarding the turmoil we are all facing as Americans

June 2020

America is going through a series of crises that form an unprecedented daily reality.

The COVID-19 pandemic has not only caused significant loss of life, but has changed the very way we live, work, travel, socialize, and invest. Now, the murder of George Floyd at the hands of police officers has resulted in a prolonged outburst of protest. Both the constitutionally protected peaceful protests, and a disgraceful and illegal outburst of violence and destruction, remind us of the ever-present injustices that lie beneath the surface of everyday life for most of us, and on the surface for others.