To the Editor:
Re “The Message Is Clear: ‘Stop Killing Us’” (editorial, June 2):
Your diagnosis is right, but your prescriptions are way off. The most important challenge is not to work out ways to make the police more accountable and responsive, but to make the society less fundamentally racist in its structures and policies.
At present, most policing in America reflects the attitudes embedded in the vast majority of government policies. Health, education, housing and food policies all…