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Community leaders host frank discussion on racism in Menlo Park

Original post made on Jul 14, 2020

Last Thursday evening, a group of local community leaders broached the challenging topic: What can be done to combat racism in the Menlo Park community?

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, July 13, 2020, 7:05 PM


Posted by Michael DeMoss
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jul 14, 2020 at 12:48 pm

Until we are allowed to discuss the root causes of racism, without being called a racist, there will be no peace.
No God, No Peace
Know God, Know Peace.


Posted by KW
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Jul 15, 2020 at 8:17 am

I seriously doubt whites in liberal Menlo Park are calling cops because they see a biracial kid minding his own business. Unfortunately, parents often have a blind spot and are unaware or dismissive of certain behavior...

Posted by Manlo Punk
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Jul 15, 2020 at 6:07 pm

Let's ask the MP PD. Did people actually call officers out in the noted instances? If so, why? What was your determination of the situation?

If so that is sad. I've said it before, if you are not of color you have not felt the sting of racism in our town.