To My Fellow White People: An Open Letter

Telling it like it is.

Thought Required; Pants Optional.

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Dear White People,

I think I like you well enough. I had better. I am one of you, after all. But today, Lordy. Today some of you are making me so furious that I literally don’t have screams enough to hurl at you.

By now I hope you are aware of the killing of Trayvon Martin and the continuing outrage at the fact that his killer remains at large, apparently indemnified by racism and bad laws. If you aren’t aware of this story, here is a very brief summary. I know, though, that a lot of you are aware of it, since some of you are talking about it. It’s what you are saying–and I’m sure many more of you are thinking– about it that has pushed me over an edge.

Some of you–not going to name names, you will figure out who you are– are saying, or thinking…

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