The Columbus Protests: Race, Outrage and a Moment of Truth (dave ghose)

The defining moment almost didn’t occur. On the morning of May 30, following two days of protests in Columbus over police violence involving people of color, Shannon Hardin, the president of Columbus City Council, spoke with the city’s two other leading black elected officials, U.S. Rep. Joyce Beatty and Franklin County Commissioner Kevin Boyce, about joining the Downtown demonstration that day.  Read more…