Low Standards for Whites. That’s What’s Killing Us. – Koritha Mitchell

The Modern [Afro-Indio] Times

twitter.com_2016-07-13_07-30-08Low Standards for Whites. That’s What’s Killing Us. – Koritha Mitchell – Again, this is not personal; this is cultural and systemic, so whites can refuse to live according to the low expectations their country has of them. Will they? That’s a question whose relevance will not fade as I watch the dehumanization, demonization, and murder of Black and Brown people on repeat. Because our society has exceedingly low expectations of whites, we have a society full of people who feel no responsibility for doing anything that benefits anyone but themselves. At the same time, many will do anything or go along with anything that hurts other people if they believe it will bring more opportunities and resources to the few people in their family that they care about. And that’s exactly what this country encourages, going through the world with an attitude of “I’ve got mine; I don’t give…

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