*There are a lot of white people out there who just don’t know.
They don’t know what to say or how to act or respond to ‘black issues.’
They may have little in common with the racism put forth by their ancestors.
But in today’s racially-charged, and prejudice-laced climate where ignorance seems to have people of any race pointing fingers at the other and blaming them for all of the world’s ills, one post by the white mother of a black child–written especially to her white friends with the intent of telling them how they can be of assistance by teaching their children about racism; not thinking that describing themselves as ‘colorblind’ is the right way to go, and what to do if they see the police harassing her son as he grows into black manhood has struck a nerve.
Good for her.
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