County not immune to racism

It should not be controversial in 2020 to say that Black lives matter. And yet, for unfathomable reasons, many community members have felt the need to express opposition to or qualified support for that principle.
Recently, The Acorn published an accusation of communist conspiracy that would make Joe McCarthy proud, a deflection to the specter of “Black crime [as] a reaction to long ago slavery,” and an empty excuse for the criminal vandalism of a BLM sign by white employees of the Ventura Count...

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