Tom,

The legal system has failed people of color for so long that “waiting until the truth is determined” or whatever you said rings hollow for them and their white allies. There is an urgency to get ahead of/around corruption in the ranks of those sworn to uphold the law. There is a need to evaluate laws which permit murderous vigilante behavior, knowing those laws were created mainly to shield white people and mainly do shield white people.

The author is not a racist.

She is countering systemic racism.

There’s a difference.

Let us know if you still have questions.

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