Following the deaths of
George Floyd and
Rayshard Brooks and the unrest that followed,
Phytopathology News Editor-in-Chief
Robert C. Kemerait, Jr. talked to colleagues who are African American. He asked them, "What do you want me to take away from these events and this time? What do you want me to do?" Their message is for all of us all the time: in the course of our careers as plant pathologists, we can, "be kind, always kind."