I’m in my 70s now, and when I write the only organization I represent is me, so I reckon I can be a curmudgeon and disagree with the AP Stylebook on a point or two.
I believe the stories, but haven’t any such encounters myself. I’m a large white man who dresses conservatively and keeps his hair cut short, perhaps a less tempting target for MAGAT assholes.
What I want to know is when do we start to see the episodes of Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune taped without audiences? I ask because I think the networks’ decision to delay putting them on the air isn’t helping.
One of the most important questions you can ask yourself is “So what?” I’m asking that question more and more often these days. We should all be asking it.
I’ve always believed racism is baked into human nature. I also believe we can, if we choose to, control it.
Aren’t BLM protests about the lives of innocent black Americans killed by cops? The little girl this woman mentioned, the boy in Cleveland with the air gun, Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, that poor guy who reached into his car for the drivers license the cop told him to show, the other poor schmoe who had his hands in the air when the cop shot him dead, and so many more, seemingly a new life taken every day by a cop somewhere in this country?