Our readers are well aware that the majority of violent crimes in this country are committed by white people. But few Americans have been willing to point out how white culture has run amok in this country since the 1700s, when non-whites were often enslaved.
After he saw a crowd of white surfers riot in Huntington Beach, California, Gawker‘s Cord Jefferson decided he’d had enough. He took on white lawlessness in his post, “A Dangerous and Irresponsible Culture.”
Unlike white leaders who are too afraid to speak the truth to white people, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes was willing to give Jefferson a forum on his show All In to urge a new era of responsibility from the people who brought this country Jersey Shore.