Where are the racially motivated comments that would normally be present had this gentlemen been black? Similar to the super insensitive and unnecessary comments present in the Brian Grant article. “Oh, we're not surprised”. “Oh, the neighborhood is so bad”. “Oh, the thug was useless anyway”. As if you were directly affected by his death. Although I have never met Brian, I know his family. Brian was a hard working father and son who just happened to live in a not so affluent neighborhood. My family and I also live in a not so affluent neighborhood, but does that minute factor make our lives any less important? My husband and I recently celebrated 18 years of marriage, last year he received his master's degree, and currently I'm working on my master's degree in Educational Technology. Our oldest son is starting college in a few weeks and our daughter is a rising senior (honors student). If something happens to either of us, I guess since we're black and live in an older neighborhood we can expect a barrage of insensitive and negative comments as well. Thanks Wilmington!
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