What’s it going to take? Another destroyed black body. Another attempted cover up. Another “another.”
We’re 100 deadly shootings beyond what the FBI’s faulty data normally collected.
Colorblindness gets co-opted as the tolerant, progressive and enlightened position when it’s really just intellectually lazy and a cop-out.
Friedman is correct about the reason for poverty in America (and that the free market is by far the greatest engine for eliminating poverty, bar none); his formulation doesn’t go as far as it could have, however.
They killed 5 children and 6 adults. They left hundreds homeless and seriously wounded.
Martin Luther King, Jr was and is not the head of some monolithic civil rights movement for all time.
“If you don’t have a sense of what privilege is, I suggest that you go home and announce to everybody that you know — a roommate, your family, the people you work with — that you’re a queer. Try being queer for a week.”
I’m all for the positivity that most of our cops aren’t killing most of our black people, but let’s not lose sight that is a real, potent issue at play.