Madison Community Foundation’s Bob Sorge writes “Black lives matter”
Our community is struggling with the death of a young black man, Tony Robinson, at the hands of a white police officer, Matt Kenny.
The story is too familiar. Madison has joined another list — and it is one we do not want to be on.
As I think about Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne’s recent decision not to charge Officer Kenny, I realize how much of my opinion about the incident is based on limited knowledge, hearsay and incidents that are totally unrelated to the one at hand. There are many things I may never know, but I do know the following:
Sorge, of Madison, is president of the Madison Community Foundation. The foundation helps individuals, families and businesses create giving strategies and establish philanthropic funds. Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne is on its Board of Governors.