Ferguson police: We can’t release the autopsy report because that might bias future juries.
Ferguson police: *releases footage of Brown stealing from a store and having a physical confrontation with an employee*
Ferguson police: This event has absolutely nothing to do with why Brown was killed. It’s not important at all. It obviously isn’t meant as bias either.
*watches Jon Stewart’s comments on Ferguson* hey look it’s a white man getting heaps of credit and adulation for saying the exact same shit that black people have been saying for weeks now. how unexpected.
WHITE SAVIOR! WHITE SAVIOR! bow down……*side eye*
I have mixed feelings about commentary like this because yes I agree that it’s problematic for white people to receive more credit and praise for things black people have been saying for years. But I also think it is necessary to have white figures with primarily white audiences to critique whiteness and white supremacy. Because whenever white people ask what they can do to help, I say, educate your people.
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That. We tell white people to use their privilege to educate their people. he’s doing that.