Aurora Schools Superintendent Rico Munn Talks About ‘His Complicated America’

June 24, 2020
Rico Munn Aurora Public Schools SuperintendentRico Munn Aurora Public Schools SuperintendentCourtesy Aurora Public Schools
Aurora Public Schools Superintendent Rico Munn

After the news about George Floyd's killing at the hands of Minneapolis police, the superintendent of schools in Aurora, Colorado wrote a letter to his staff. In the letter, Rico Munn wrote about being black, the son of an illegal immigrant who came to the United States from the West Indies. And Munn wrote that his relationship to America is complicated. A version of that letter was published as a column recently in Aurora's weekly newspaper, The Sentinel.