Feeling In Black And White
It’s not the camera. It’s not the lens. It’s not the film or the processing. It’s not a spectrum, a shade, a…
The main “vicious abstractions” here are the very notions of “systemic racism” and “institutional racism” themselves, which conceal the following reality: as the juicy, express variety of overt racism, the kind that people could easily identify and combat, started to dissipate over time, the crusaders-against-racism who had themselves become…
The real tragedy? No doubt their parents are just happy they’re still alive.
Had they been Nazis or KKK members, Trump would have likely (with a 2AM twaat) saluted them for the “entrepreneurial spirit that made America great, and should be celebrated! Laws suck!”
But they were neither (nor were they white), so they were handcuffed.
Thank you for sharing your perspective. I’ve seen some truly myopic comments from people who didn’t bother looking past your headline. I also wanted to share that, serendipitously, it was the intersection of someone I admire linking this article to Facebook and my personal need to join the conversation on change that brought me to Medium. Much love!