Our nation has yet to deal with the issue of racism. We can't talk for fear of judgment or being misunderstood, clearly we must deal with it or at the very least learn from our past in order to move forward.
There is no chance for growth or understanding when we can't talk to or learn from each other, turn a blind eye, support hate, or ignore the issue as if it will go away on its own. America is better than that, and no matter what we are all in this together......
(WASHINGTON) - Nooses have appeared recently around the nation’s capital - including the Smithsonian’s new African-American history museum - in a rash of incidents that experts say shows the growing use of hate symbols in the U.S. to try to intimidate minorities.
"We’ve seen a spike in the use of symbols of hate lately, and the noose is one more example," said Denison University professor Jack Shuler, who has studied lynching and noose imagery in the U.S.