White tears, #AllLivesMatter are attempts to steer spotlight off black suffering


By Lincoln Anthony Blades

Although I don’t believe the removal of the Confederate flag from South Carolina’s statehouse was a thorough rebuffing of systemic racism, I can definitely see the importance of the moment for blacks who’ve suffered under that flag’s tyranny for decades.

As happy as I was to hear that the flag had been removed, I braced myself for the reaction that white tears would bring.

Since the flag has come down, the KKK and Confederate flag …read more

Via:: The Grio