How People Are Talking About the Police Killing of Jordan Edwards Completely Misses the Point

ATTN: quoted Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on the racial undertones in the public discourse that equate the death of an honor roll student as more tragic than other police shootings of black youth.

“This is very much what the Black Lives Matter movement was cautioning against,” Armour told ATTN:. “The ‘politics of respectability’ approach to black victims requires that a black victim be morally immaculate before he or she deserves our empathy care of concern.”

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