US Attorney General Barr Says There Is No Systemic Racism in Policing
June 2020

US Attorney General Barr Says There Is No Systemic Racism in Policing

President Donald Trump's Attorney General made the statement during a Sunday interview with CBS News. William Barr, Attorney General, via 'NYT' Barr insisted that reforms instituted in the 1960s are "working and progress has been made.” William Barr, Attorney General, via 'NYT' William Barr, Attorney General, via 'NYT' Other top Trump officials, including acting homeland security secretary Chad Wolf, have made similar comments. Amid nearly two weeks of nationwide protests, Trump is scheduled to meet with state and local law enforcement officials on Monday. George Floyd's funeral will be held on Tuesday. Floyd's killing set off the current protests calling for racial equality in the U.S. Floyd, a black man, was killed by a white police officer after the officer placed his knee on the back of Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes.