What Emmett Till’s Bulletproof Memorial Says About Us | Zak Cheney-Rice, NYMag.com 🔗

The vandals’ motives remain obscure, but their conduct suggests a hostility toward Till’s memorialization — or at least a glib or disdainful attitude toward it — that reflects a broader American tendency.

Obscure? I think it’s ok to assume people who destroy memorials to lynching victims are racist. American journalisms’ stupidly high bar for attributing racist motives is racist itself. 😡🙄