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ASEH signs AHA Statement on the History of Racist Violence in the United States

June 05, 2020 1:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

ASEH has signed the AHA Statement on the History of Racist Violence in the United States.

The AHA has issued a statement urging a reckoning with the United States' deplorable record of violence against African Americans, a record that stretches back centuries. The killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers stands within this sordid national tradition of racist violence. It is past time for Americans to confront our nation's past, using insights from history to inform our actions as we work to create a more just society. 


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