This is a very powerful, cogent —albeit painful—read in light of the events of the last five days. Professor Michael Eric Dyson in the New York Times:

You cannot know what terror we live in. You make us afraid to walk the streets, for at any moment, a blue-clad officer with a gun could swoop down on us to snatch our lives from us and say that it was because we were selling cigarettes, or compact discs, or breathing too much for your comfort, or speaking too abrasively for your taste. Or running, or standing still, or talking back, or being silent, or doing as you say, or not doing as you say fast enough.

I’ve never felt more unsafe in America than I do right now.

Source: What White America Fails to See – The New York Times