Oakland Police Snub Mayor

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Two families of the four Oakland Police officers slain on March 21 asked that Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums not speak at the televised funeral. One of the officers specifically requested that the Mayor stay away in the emergency packet he compiled in case he was killed on duty. See the San Francisco Chronicle article here.

What do you make of this snub? Do you think it was racially driven, or was it a statement on Dellums’ inabilities as a Mayor?

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