Julián Castro and the ‘Timeless’ Policing Crisis

Police reform was the centerpiece of his failed campaign. Now it’s on everyone’s mind.

New York Magazine
Jul 23, 2020 · 11 min read
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Former Secretary of Housing and presidential candidate Julián Castro speaks during The Iowa Democratic Party Liberty & Justice Celebration on November 1, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. Photo: Joshua Lott/Getty Images

By Zak Cheney-Rice

Earlier this summer, as he watched America burn from his home–turned–quarantine bunker in San Antonio, Texas, Julián Castro reflected on the past 18 months. He’d run for president on a platform…

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