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The Amy Cooper Problem Is a White Problem

I can’t breathe.” Eric Garner, NYC, July 17, 2014
I can’t breathe.” George Floyd, Minneapolis, May 25, 2020

Look, I am not the first to write about this incident. And, with any luck, I will not be the last. Others (here on Medium and elsewhere) have made very astute, very coherent, and very emotional cases. And, yet, here I am. Because this— apparently — needs to be said again, and again…