Leonard Pitts has an amazing ability for selective concern (“Another dead black man ,”Aug. 19)
The young black man mysteriously dead in a police car will produce enough concern due to its circumstances to cause it to be effectively dealt with.
Daily we have young black men murdered in our urban cities, six to 10 a week in Chicago alone, yet no outrage or constant columns address these deaths. More young blacks died in Chicago last year than soldiers in Afghanistan, and yet Pitts does not seem to care.
Pitts finishes with a list of atrocities that took a decade to occur and don’t amount to a week’s worth of urban killings, primarily black on black. Guess they don’t matter.
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