Forty-three percent of the country believes discrimination against whites is as large a problem as discrimination against blacks. This is likely the same crowd incapable of discerning “white privilege.” White privilege is the freedom to f#*k up and still be seen as human. It is manifested when a sitting president can devise public policy to “criminalize” and “disrupt those communities” of blacks, have your aide admit to it years later
Full disclosure: I’m divorced. I have hundreds of friends, family and acquaintances who’d willingly testify to my overall good character but I’m uncertain that my ex-wife and her family would extend such grace. I suspect they might be slightly more eager to tell you of my shortcomings and more dangerously, attribute innocent actions to ill intent. I would not want my ex’s family charged with writing my biography. Sadly, this is precisely the way we treat the history of the Black Panther Party.
Governor George Wallace of Alabama is most known for his 1963 inaugural speech in which he said, “segregation now, segregation tomorrow and segregation forever!” Wallace was a segregationist and under his administration, several civil rights workers were brutalized and killed as a result of his apathy.