This ChainsawSuit.com comic makes such a simple, but important point:
“A year after Michael Brown’s fatal shooting, unarmed black men are seven times more likely than whites to die by police gunfire.”
No one is saying white people aren’t killed by police. THEY ARE. But that’s another issue and it doesn’t help anyone to ignore that black men (and maybe black women too?) are disproportionately more likely to die at the hands of police than other groups.
To read: Black & Unarmed (The Washington Post)