In the summer of 1967, a young black boy in Brooklyn was shot in the back by a police officer. The writer Hilton Als recalls the two days of “discord and sadness” that followed, and reflects on the connection between those demonstrations and this summer’s uprising following the killing of George Floyd. Plus, an activist group sees an opportunity to reclaim the mantle of gay pride after New York cancels its official parade; and we explore the trauma of being released from jail for some mentally ill inmates.
Hilton Als’s “Homecoming”
欧洲杯买彩票The writer recalls two days of unrest in his neighborhood that followed a police killing in 1967, and how they relate to today’s protests for racial justice.
The Pride Parade Is Cancelled, But Gay Pride Goes On
Activists opposed to the “pinkwashing” of the official gay-pride parade in New York organize a scrappier, more radical event.
Keeping Released Prisoners Safe and Sane
欧洲杯买彩票In some counties, prisons are the largest providers of mental-health care. What happens when their inmates, who are also their patients, are suddenly released?