by Gray Graham
A police officer was found not guilty of killing an unarmed African American man and woman by shooting into their car 49 times while standing on the hood of their car and reloading after a chase after their car backfired. Now the Cleveland police department has agreed not to beat people in the head with their guns in an agreement with the Department of Justice.
An ultra conservative “journalist” was permanently banned from Twitter for making a death threat to a civil rights advocate. The response from liberals was a fear of Twitter censoring free speech.
The Baltimore police said that they would not perform their jobs as police officrs because they are afraid that they will be prosecuted because some police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray.
Media outlets questioned why Indian Americans excel at the national spelling bee and why White Americans have no chance to win.
The New York Daily News wanted to let us know that Aurora shooter James Holmes loved comedies like Arrested Development and Big Bang Theory and wanted to be arrested before he killed anyone.
A group of white supremacists and Neo-Nazis staged an armed protest outside of a Phoenix mosque because Islam is a religion of violence.
Only a few of the racist things that occurred this past week.
Almost on a daily basis I am asked the question why don't they [what we call White Americans] understand what racism is like in America? Is it because they don't understand or is it because they simply don't care? In our always connected social media world you see interaction, after interaction, that clearly shows there is a disconnect between the majority of White Americans and people of color [everyone else in America that is not White].