Is it 1979 again? With these unfair remarks, Carter is once again striking a negative tone while reflecting on American culture.
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Nowhere did he provide context for his claim about the police’s “mistreatment” of African-Americans. Deaths at the hands of police are always tragic, but if Carter was referring to the incident in Ferguson, Missouri, where Officer Darren Wilson killed an unarmed Michael Brown, he left out evidencefrom the DOJ report that said Brown had struggled with Wilson and tried to grab his gun.
When the publication asked the 39th president what he thought about race relations today, he was adamant in saying that they have not improved.
“The recent publicity about mistreatment of black people in the judicial and police realm has been a reminder that the dreams of the civil rights movement have not been realized. Many Americans still have racist tendencies or feelings of superiority to people of color.”
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