America is not alone – now is the time to look at our own problems with race
Editorial: America, if it ever was, is not alone in facing such problems
’s childish bating of the rioters on social media. For every childish tweet he sends out, he is met with another challenge to his own authority, and even his safety.There have already been too many fires, too many injured people and too much damage to lives, businesses and property. Much of America is wounded and overcome with anger, and there is now a riptide of straight criminality – looting and arson. As so many responsible leaders have pleaded, this is no way to honour George Floyd. They can tear down every famous lump of granite and marble in the National Mall, but it will be in vain, especially if it offends Americans themselves. Such actions will not, to make the point, do anything in themselves to stop President Trump being re-elected in November. In some ways, it might even help Mr Trump. If so, then black lives will continue to be blighted and lost for years to come.
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The race is on. I just watched a video of an unarmed man getting maced and then shot in the face with a tear gas canister by us police. It’s not race. it’s humanity. Get the USA people to understand the value of human rights, the importance of respect & tolerance towards each other. Give aid to those in need irrespective of color., esp education that will lift the livelihoods of those in poverty.
Your so-called solution to the race problem is always only the final solution to the WHITE problem. WhiteGenocide Trump is very racist .
The National’s Aaron Dessner responds to bizarre false claim he is an 'antifa organiser'‘I am not the person some are suggesting I am and I would never support violence of any kind’ Fake news The independent 'journalists' are the kings and queens of falls claims and allegations. Hypocrites. Probably is. Do one.
Tory MP apologises after mistakenly leaving ‘bereavement’ template in email to constituent about Dominic Cummings'This has caused a great deal of offence and I am incredibly sorry,' says Anthony Mangnall Did Cummings make him apologise? SackCummingsSaveLives The template insensate.
Learning to run during lockdown changed my body and mind – and my perspective too'At this most restricting of times, running liberates me' Learning to run during lockdown changed my body and mind – and my perspective too 'Learning to run' ? The white privileged is immense! imagining been black and in America, try “learning to run” then
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