White Apathy to Black Pain

Delucca Rolle
Sergeant Greg LaCerra
Officer Christopher Krickovich


The overarching issue here is the masses being apathetic towards black people in pain.

It is an old, racist trope that black people experience pain differently than white people do.

This is James Marion Sims, the “father of modern gynecology.”

Sims with Anarcha by Robert Thom. Anarcha was subjected to 30 experimental surgeries. | Pearson Museum, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

And this is just addressing the physical pain.

But seriously, though.

Black calls for justice are outrightly ignored until hell is raised about the injustice.

“Do ya have to be so angry?”

It is not our job to sugarcoat our struggles to you just so you can feel comfortable.

“Please Massa, don’t separate my family!”

“Please sir, don’t let that dog tear me apart!”

“I can’t breathe!”

When have the pained pleas of black people ever softened the hearts of racists?

Writer. Womanist. Worrier. Alliteration Enthusiast. #AllBlackLivesMatter #TransLivesMatter

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