“I don’t give a fuck about Justine Diamond because I know…

“I don’t give a fuck about Justine Diamond because I know that most white people don’t think what happened to her is indicative of an inherently corrupt and unjust policing system. I know that most white people merely think that this situation means that guns should be taken out of the hands of black people, that black people shouldn’t be placed in positions of authority, and that keeping the police force white would ensure that police won’t mistakenly kill “innocent” white people; that police will, instead, return to their true purpose: Keeping white people “safe” by killing black people.

Most white people are not truly mourning Justine. Most of white people are mourning what the killing of Justine means: That Whiteness isn’t guaranteed to protect them and, in the blink of an eye, they can find themselves in the same plight as black people, which they thought the promise of Whiteness was supposed to prevent.”

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