The Racial Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free Card. It’s Only Going To Lead To More Fail­ure.

The Racial Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free Card. It’s Only Going To Lead To More Failure.

We have now reached the point in Amer­i­can life where in our racial­ly divid­ed soci­ety, there is a quick get-out-of-jail-free card, so long as you are a mem­ber of an inter­sec­tion­al group.
If you’ve done some­thing wrong, if you are accused of cor­rup­tion, or if you are accused of some sort of malfea­sance, your get-out-of-jail-free card is, “You’re attack­ing me because I’m black.”
This has sig­nif­i­cant ram­i­fi­ca­tions for Amer­i­can pub­lic life. The sim­ple fact of the mat­ter is that in a mer­i­toc­ra­cy, we should be able to po …