In my social network, the furor over the treatment of black people in America seems to have died down. There seems to be this feeling that okay, we got mad about it, we spoke up – time to move on.
No. Not time to move on, because racial disparity in the United States is going nowhere unless we create a sustained, long-lasting campaign against it and to keep discrimination against people of color in our personal and communal consciousness. To contribute to that effort, I’m going to share a #crimingwhilewhite experience that happened to me last Wednesday. Continue reading