A Quaker Response to State-Sponsored Violence

When Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge saw the footage of George Floyd dying at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, “it was difficult for me to imagine that such violence could happen from someone in uniform in a country I regarded as a free country.”

Nozizwe Madlala-Routledge, a Friend in Residence at Haverford College, sees police violence in the United States and is reminded of her time as an activist in apartheid-era South Africa—where she first heard the Quaker message of nonviolent resistance.

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