So one of my mother’s oldest friends, who really is a lovely, kind woman, but one I am afraid does not think terribly deeply about issues posted this to Facebook:

Really? Was Hollywood also to blame when White Supremacists burned Mother Emanuel Church down in 1822? How about when 140 members of the congregation and 8 church leaders were arrested in 1818 for the crime of attending a predominately black church?

Why bother confronting the racism festering in our society when instead you can attempt to score points in your ongoing culture war, right?