TUESDAY, APRIL 10, 2018
Part 2—No others seem to matter: We’ll have to admit it. At least to us, it seemed like a slightly odd headline.
It appeared on Sunday, March 18, in the Washington Post’s Outlook section. It stretched across the top of Outlook’s page 3.
We thought the headline was slightly odd. Slightly oddly, the headline said this:
Police are still killing black people. Why don’t we notice?In fairness, that headline begins with an accurate statement. The full stack of the Post’s headlines that day said this:
Police are still killing black people. Why don’t we notice?
The Post’s Wesley Lowery says activists, reporters and the zeitgeist have moved onToday, online, the pair of headlines are slightly different. So you can perform your usual full meditation, we present those headlines here:
Police are still killing black people. Why isn’t it news anymore?
The activism never stopped. But the attention to it vanished.As fate would have
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