Open Letter to White People Who Are Obsessed With Black-on-Black Crime – The Root


The Watch Dog response: Make sure you click on the same 2013 FBI report in the article.

Dear Caucasian Brethren,

I decided to sit down and write this letter to you because every time I try to have a nuanced conversation with you, I am interrupted by the same shrill refrain. Here is an excerpt from every conversation when I ask you to help me find a solution to a problem:

Us: Black Lives Matter seeks to end the abuse by the state against—

You: First, your people need to address black-on-black crime!

Us: Let’s discuss the inequities in education, employment, housing—

You: Let’s talk about black-on-black crime!!! (The Root)

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