then and now
What in the world is happening in that bottom photo????
They did a protest (person on ground is not really dead/hurt) and a majority of the tourist continued to take pictures in front of the attraction , ignoring what they were seeing.
Many white people may never truly understand why incidents like the Michael Brown shooting infuriate blacks and other people of color — even when it’s clear that race plays a large, looming role in how the situation snowballed to the 18-year-old’s death.
This is in part because white people can move through daily life without constantly thinking about how their race will be perceived. Part of having white privilege is the freedom from worrying about racism, a freedom their black counterparts have never known. But it gives black people a unique yet challenging perspective by which they navigate the world.