Few associate African American success, achieving the top spot in the African Diaspora, with U.S. slavery. African American Exceptionalism is a corollary of American Exceptionalism. As Booker T. Washington wrote in 1901, African Americans have it better than any other African-descended group.
The Opioid Crisis was met by the enabling of opioid addicts in terms of the number of overdose rescues they receive at public expense. Naloxone helps to revive addicts, but it also enables more drug abuse. We need to draw a line.
Police shootings of arrestees would drop markedly if arrestees did not resist arrest.