Boston Explosion: Minorities When Tragedy Happens & Terrorism and Privilege: Understanding the Power of Whiteness


So sad, yet there is so much relevance to this post. It’s a matter of perspective.

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There is an article that has been all over my Facebook. It is the inspiration of this post below. I know that if many of you saw the images and content of the post below first you would probably get upset or say that I had bad taste so here is the article that spawned it all for me. It was Published on April 16th, 2013:

Terrorism and Privilege:

Understanding

the Power of Whiteness

By Tim Wise

As the nation weeps for the victims of the horrific bombing in Boston yesterday, one searches for lessons amid the carnage, and finds few. That violence is unacceptable stands out as one, sure. That hatred — for humanity, for life, or whatever else might have animated the bomber or bombers — is never the source of constructive human action seems like a reasonably close second.

But I dare say there is more; a…

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