Can trust be restored?

The death of Daniel Prude has caused a deep breach between Rochester police and the people they serve. Does another divide—on how to respond—separate elders and younger members of the Black community?

When a dream is too long deferred

Less than a week after a local commemoration of the 1963 March on Washington, Rochester was roiled by disclosure of Daniel Prude’s death at the hands of police officers. The response—ranging from peaceful protest to violent confrontation—had echoes of the civil rights era.