A little store. Candy. The murder of a black teenaged boy by a white man or men. Surely in 56 years our society has learned something from the lynching of Emmett Till.
The admissions process is biased and flawed. But the NAACP’s focus on the test – and not the entire process – is misplaced.
My son wears a hoodie every single day to school. It is far from time for the white, right-wing to drop this act of victimhood in the American stories of racial inequality. It is embarrassing. It is ignorant. It is offensive.