Tuesday, May 09, 2017
The great American whitelash claims new victims every day Lingering in the deepest corners of our national soul is the idea that this is and will always be a white nation. And we pay for this idea with our blood.| Eddie S Glaude Jr | Opinion | The Guardian
"Our times are exceedingly dark. No matter what pundits or politicians – even so-called progressive ones – may say, racism remains a central feature of this society, and this fact isn’t simply about the victimization of black people.
Consider Jordan Edwards, a 15-year-old freshman from the suburbs of Dallas, Texas, who is now dead. A policeman shot him in the head with a rifle and offered an account of the circumstances that was contradicted by video evidence. He now faces murder charges. Jordan’s family grieves in public for the loss of their child. It is an old, haunting ritual in this country."
The great American whitelash claims new victims every day | Eddie S Glaude Jr | Opinion | The Guardian