Sunday, May 10, 2015

No We Didn't Fix It

Recent events in Baltimore and elsewhere have, I think, raised awareness that the pre-civil rights era wasn't ancient history that got solved and everybody lived happily ever after. High crime rates of the late 80s/early 90s made all sorts of bad practices seem to be justified in the eyes of many, but with the significant drop in urban crime rates in many places, that's no longer the case. Suddenly more people are asking WTF?