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Kevin O`Connor on Civil Rights

 

 


I don't know what systemic racism means, but racism exists

Asked whether he agreed with Trump that there is not systemic racism in the criminal justice system, O'Connor said, "I don't know what systemic racism means," but noted there's "certainly racism in America" and in the criminal justice system, and touted his stint as the "first diversity and inclusion coordinator of what was then the largest law firm in Boston 20 years ago."
Source: The Boston Herald on 2020 Massachusetts Senate debate , Oct 5, 2020

Racial justice: enforce the lawl problem isn't the police

O'Connor painted Markey as someone who wants to "defund police". O'Connor's answer to resolving racial justice issues is to "enforce the law." He noted that he was the "first diversity and inclusion coordinator of what was then the largest law firm in Boston 20 years ago." O'Connor said cops were not to be blamed, arguing the focus should be on Markey's "failed record in terms of social programs and failed inner city schools."
Source: Springfield Republican on 2020 Massachusetts Senate debate , Oct 5, 2020

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