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Thousands march in Baltimore protesting police brutality and the killing of George Floyd in Minnesota at the hands of local police, on Monday, June 1 Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM Thousands march in Baltimore on June 1 protesting police brutality and the killing of George Floyd. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the recent tragic death of George Floyd. His death has spurred a national, if not global, movement unlike anything we have seen in our lifetime. For me, as a Black man in America, dealing with the pernicious effects of anti-Black racism has been a part of my daily life. Believe me, it is real and it is debilitating. Since my high school days at Kingswood-Oxford in Connecticut, I have fought for equal rights and social justice. I am fortunate that my role as partner and chief diversity professional at a global law firm affords me the opportunity to continue to fight the good fight.

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