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The Cop Who Told Me He Wished He’d Shot a Black Man

The officer could have learned that deadly force was seldom necessary. Instead, he regretted his choice.

In his forthcoming book Why Didn’t We Riot?, journalist and professor Issac J. Bailey interrogates what it means to be Black in “Trumpland”: those parts of the country “where white people overwhelmingly

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Issac J. Bailey

Bailey (@ijbailey) is the James K. Batten Professor of Communication Studies at Davidson College and author of Why Didn’t We Riot?: A Black Man in Trumpland.