Particularly hard hit are spiritual white women who, among other challenges, have been deflecting increased allegations of covert racism.
White people can empathize with this terrifying reality. But we cannot be inside the lived reality that forms for a Black man when the police approach.
Being white and male in the United States had taught them that being amongst select peers excuses and justifies bigotry and misogyny.
Men, take this as a lesson, what you can do with your privilege: Don’t help those who are falling do what they can do for themselves, but support them.