Most white people don’t understand the true definition of racism, so they don’t realize when they say racist shit, then get upset when they get called out by other people.
If you were born white and grew up in the United States, chances are that you’ve dehumanized a black* person at least once, whether you meant to or not.
As someone who grew up as the son of a veteran police officer, I have made the acquaintance-of and befriended many police officers over the years. With the exception of one now-former officer (who was found guilty in The Great Baltimore Towing & Kickback Scheme of 2011), I generally consider these police officers to be
For once, I’m going to break my promise to myself to not write reactionary pieces. Please share this article, and donate to Kwame’s bail fund here. Yesterday, during protests outside of the pretrial motions for the six Baltimore Police officers (the “Baltimore Six”) charged in the death of Freddie Gray, local Baltimore activist Kwame Rose was arrested