Gadfly Forum highlight: Council candidate Kwiatek on the George Floyd anniversary

Latest in a series of posts on the Gadfly Forum

“To imagine that Bethlehem is somehow different than every other place in this country where we’ve seen these things happen is, I believe, naive. . . . I think we can be an actively anti-racist city. . . . We need to do the work to understand and recognize white privilege . . . so that all of our residents, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, can feel a true sense of belonging in Bethlehem and walk without fear in our community.”
Hillary Kwiatek

The prompt:

Gadfly’s basic prompt question was should there be a George Floyd anniversary response at the City Council meeting of May 19 or June 2? [Gadfly has since been suggesting May 25, the anniversary date.] See here and here for full prompt and responses by others. Candidate Kwiatek’s response was done just after the Chauvin verdict.

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Hillary Kwiatek

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