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Eight Minutes and Forty-Six Seconds: From Sympathy to Empathy

On July 6, 2020 by Schnader

Albert S. Dandridge, III published an article in The Legal Intelligencer, “Eight Minutes and Forty-Six Seconds: From Sympathy to Empathy.”

He wrote in part, “Hallmark does not make a card to assuage this pain. Godiva does not make anything to combat this bitter taste. There are no floral arrangements to hide what we saw. There is no elevator music to mask what we heard. We saw a cop kill a Black man because he could. . . . Those eight minutes and forty-six seconds has now shown all of us what it feels like to be Black in America.”

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