My wife found this and I like it.
This can sound like an excuse, but it’s not. I don’t think in colors. People come in various shades, and half the time, I can’t identify what group they belong to, and it’s not worth the effort to figure it out. I treat people as I want to be treated — with dignity and caring — unless or until they prove they deserve something different.
I have shared Eugene Robinson’s column before here, and today I do so once again as his words ring true … words that we need to hear and understand.
Trump’s only campaign promise is to make bigotry safe again
June 29, 2020 at 5:41 p.m. EDT
“White power!” shouted the elderly man, raising his fist as he drove his golf cart past a group of demonstrators advocating racial justice. On Sunday, President Trump offered an “amen.”
A white couple stood outside their St. Louis mansion aiming deadly firearms — the man wielding a semiautomatic rifle, the woman waving a handgun — at Black Lives Matter protesters who were peacefully marching past. On Monday, Trump joined that hallelujah chorus, too.
In both cases, Trump offered his encouragement to white tribal fear and anger in the form of retweets on his Twitter feed. There’s plenty of bad…
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