Tuesday, June 09, 2009

This is What I've Been Saying

That people tend to care more (or only care?) about violence when it hits suburban white kids. I understand that it's comforting to think that your children are different from those kids getting hurt and killed, but all kids are worth as much as yours are. All of them. I do not understand why we aren't equally upset when it's a poor minority kid as an affluent white kid.

1 comment:

meloukhia said...

Have you seen "Black and Missing"? I don't want to link to it and get caught in the spam trap, but if you search for "Black and Missing" it will be the first thing that comes up. A sobering reminder of the whitewashing of the media.