Two things jump out about the Red River incident. First, it fits with a startling statistic that 70% of black children have no or low swimming ability — nearly twice the number of white children. Secondly, nobody is hailing the six teens who lost their lives trying to save their friend/cousin as heros, despite the fact that they jumped in after Warner, risking their lives to save his.
Race & Racism
Barack Obama’s presidency is historic in many ways, including the biggest loss of
public approval during the first year…What accounts for the historical loss of public approval and polarization? Racial fear is one cause.