Today was a great day for fuckery.
Let’s begin with Denver, Colorado, near where a 40-year-old white man placed a bomb outside of a local NAACP chapter. Reminiscent of the 1950s and 1960s, the bombing is certainly related to the increased racial tensions following the non-indictments of police officers who blatantly killed Mike Brown, John Crawford, and Eric Garner.
There has been little national media attention surrounding the bombing, but social media was quick to take up the charge for journalistic integrity. With the hashtag #NAACPBombing trending, many across the Twittersphere highlighted the glaring disparities and inequalities that come with race-related news coverage.
The FBI is reportedly investigating the domestic terrorist attack. With little national coverage, the onus falls on the Black community (yet again) and allies within the pro-Black struggle to educate an entire populace about the deadly and dangerous underbelly of white supremacy.
But let’s move on…
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