“But What About Chicago?” is Not a Rebuttal

White denial, deflection and “black-on-black crime”

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It never fails. Whenever a story breaks about a police officer killing an unarmed Black person, or a white supremacist committing a vicious hate crime, you’ll hear it. Literally every time.

“But what about Chicago?

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Tim Wise

Anti-racism educator and author of 9 books, including White Like Me and, most recently, Dispatches from the Race War (City Lights, December 2020)