THERE ARE FEW THINGS AS POLARIZING these days as the conflicts over police brutality and racism in America. July has seen more police shootings of black men, more protests from the #BlackLivesMatter camp, and even a number of planned cop killings by unhinged men seeking retribution.
On social media, it’s a war zone. Flame wars, race-baiting, dog-whistling, and asinine hashtags like #AllLivesMatter fill up our feeds and distract from more meaningful conversation. It was starting to seem like there could be no good news on this front.