What’s Next for Woke White Americans?

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One of the terrible truths about racism in America is that the violent deaths of Trayvon Martin, Sandra Bland, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, and so many others were not enough for most Americans to demand radical change. Now, as millions of white people have, at long last, woken up in the aftermath of the murders of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd, we should ask ourselves why it took so long.