Black Suffering and White Reassurance

As I mentioned in my previous article, Black people currently live in perilous times. Statistics detailing unemployment, education, mass imprisonment, police brutality, mental and physical health, and poverty all bear witness to this fact. As if these societal issues weren’t enough to contend with, some members of our own community take curious positions that enable our oppressors to continue their mischief in good conscience. For example, I’ve heard the following comments from some Black folk concerning police brutality: “Some Black police officers participate in police brutality and some whites are attacked by police, so police brutality is race-neutral (not based … Continue reading Black Suffering and White Reassurance