Senator Tim Scott: Focus must be on Improving Black Outcomes, Not Tearing Down Systems

Senator Tim Scott

Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott on Friday said the nation has made progress on racial issues in the country, but more works needs to take place.

“From 2015 to 2020 there’s been significant change; unfortunately, there’s still need for significant progress,” Scott said, referring to the reactions of the shooting of Walter Scott and the nine African Americans killed at Mother Emanuel Church in Charleston in 2015, and the May death of George Floyd.

He made the comments during a forum on race issues hosted by The State newspaper and its parent company, McClatchy, called “Breaking Point: Tackling Systemic Racism in South Carolina.”

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