Why Doesn't the Nation Stand at Attention When Victims Are Brown?

Clutch magazine's Kirsten West Savali says there will never be an appropriate time to point out the racialized differences in our reactions to tragedy, so she might as well do it today.

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Kirsten West Savali is a cultural critic and senior writer for The Root and was awarded a 2015 Harry Frank Guggenheim Fellowship. Her provocative commentary explores the intersections of race, social justice, religion, feminism, politics and pop culture. Follow her on Twitter.

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