Friday, June 05, 2020
Chad Sanders: White people are pushing me and others like me aside to alleviate their own guilt and prove that they are different from Officer Derek Chauvin, who killed George Floyd in Minneapolis, and Amy Cooper, who tried to weaponize her whiteness by calling police on Christian Cooper, a bird watcher, in Central Park. Black people are being trampled in the process. Many white people I know are spilling over with guilt and overzealous attempts to offer sympathy.
So please, stop sending #love. Stop sending positive vibes. Stop sending your thoughts. Here are three suggestions on more immediately impactful things to offer instead ...
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