“It’s Not About Race!”

The other big lie.

Jeremy Helligar
Jul 9 · 4 min read
Mark and Patricia McCloskey of St. Louis issue a warning to Black Lives Matter protestors. (Photo: YouTube/Bill Greenblatt/UPI)

“Stop making everything about race.”

If you’re Black and American, you’ve surely heard that one before. It’s always struck me as the grandest of ironies, though, considering who has made everything in America about race practically from day one. (Hint: It’s not Black Americans, who may have built this country but didn’t shape its priorities.) This is never more…