The president’s speech in Selma this weekend was powerful. But more so was his standing behind the DOJ’s Darren Wilson decision—brutal evidence of his indifference to Black America.
For parents of children of color, race is an ongoing dialogue. And it should be for parents of White children, too.
Last night’s decision in Missouri is a bitter reminder for all parents of Black children that racism isn’t going away anytime soon.
It hardly matters whether Officer Darren Wilson is indicted. Because unarmed Black children like Michael Brown and Tamir Rice have already been sentenced to death.