Friday, 25 October 2013

Safety. It's about Context, not people.

As explained, so well, here:

...making such blanket warnings about an entire group of human beings is just dumb if you actually care about the safety of your kids. It puts the race/gender/age category before all other obvious contexts: neighborhood, street, school, college, inner city, distant suburb, daytime, night, crowded places, dark streets, and the actual observed behaviorof the young black man. 

In a brave and clear-headed piece in The Dish: It's Not Racist... 

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