“No Dark Clothes, No Hoodies”
This isn’t freedom. This is bondage. But this is where we are.
I went from anger to compassion after watching this. Although no amount of “respectability” can protect us from racial profiling, I have to remember that he’s talking about his attempts at survival for his sons.
How many other black children in America were/are taught this? How many of us have been taught this?
This is what racism does. This is what victim blaming does.
From Aspiring Humanitarian, Relando Thompkins, MSW, LLMSW