Mz via HackerNews

Michele — you are entitled and your response is willfully ignorant and reeks of white privilege. Whether or not you are homeless is irrelevant. I don’t believe the innocent man victimized by police would’ve been insulted by this article in anyway shape or form, but I can’t say the same about your response. I’m pretty sure he would be incredibly insulted that a highly literate, educated, white female is making comments citing her own anecdotes regarding interactions with police as cause to invalidate his struggles.

You don’t speak for all homeless people and you MOST CERTAINLY don’t speak for people of color who ARE being systematically targeted police and suffer from the most extreme forms of police brutality and aggression. Learn some humility and empathy. Sheesh.

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