Using wishy-washy and meaningless language to describe acts of racist violence fails to educate and inform the public on the true nature of racism, and in reality, inflicts harm by promoting a narrative that whitewashes, launders and disinfects racism for white public consumption.
COLOR OF LAW, by David A. Love, JD, Executive Editor, Black Commentator
Words matter. And newspeople, get the term “racially motivated” out of your mouths.
With every act of mass murder by a white supremacist shooter, the news media provide a window for us to appreciate the cluelessness of...