David Withers, — Washington, D.C. I've always felt that this country wasn't built to protect African-Americans. When the constitution was written, black people were still slaves. I first would propose a rewrite of the Constitution. How to ease racial tension and combat police brutality? I think there should be officers who grew up in a particular neighborhood to patrol that area. I think the chief of police should be an elected official. Those ideas may help change African-Americans' outlook on the current culture.
David Withers, — Washington, D.C. I've always felt that this country wasn't built to protect African-Americans. When the constitution was written, black people were still slaves. I first would propose a rewrite of the Constitution. How to ease racial tension and combat police brutality? I think there should be officers who grew up in a particular neighborhood to patrol that area. I think the chief of police should be an elected official. Those ideas may help change African-Americans' outlook on the current culture.

The Black Press has declared that Black America is in a state of emergency. What should be done to end the crisis?

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Sarafina Wright –Washington Informer Staff Writer

Sarafina Wright is a staff writer at the Washington Informer where she covers business, community events, education, health and politics. She also serves as the editor-in-chief of the WI Bridge, the Informer’s...

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