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Chris Cooper Is My Brother. Here’s Why I Posted His Video.

May 31, 2020 - The New York Times

We grew up in a family of activists. I wanted everyone to see his calm bravery.

We grew up in a family of activists. I wanted everyone to see his calm bravery.

I grew up in a family of activists and my parents were teachers. They raised me and my brother, Chris, to never shy from fighting injustice. From police brutality, to the war in Iraq, to climate change, we’ve lifted our voices in protest. So when I saw Chris’s video of his recent encounter with a white woman named Amy Coop...