The Race To Focus On Race

What happens when the narrative outpaces the truth?

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If you’ve been anywhere near a screen in the past week, you’ve probably heard that on March 16th, a man named Robert Long attacked two massage parlours in Atlanta, killing eight people and seriously injuring another. You’ve also likely heard that six of the eight victims were Asian women. And if you’ve heard that much, you’ve almost…

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Race. Politics. Culture. Sometimes other things. Almost always polite. Find more at https://steveqj.substack.com

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