Racism taints vision of justice
White racism in America is systemic throughout our local, state and federal governments. It affects how the executive, legislative and judicial branches operate. It affects all areas of our lives. Executives must enforce the laws justly, legislators must pass just laws and judges must interpret the laws justly. To love is to do justice.
As long as the Republican Party is overwhelmingly white, the likelihood of justice prevailing across the board is not going to happen. I say this because I don’t see Republicans in Washington, D.C., and across our country acknowledging we have racism problems. Therefore, the Republican officeholders do nothing to change 401 years of systemic racism which still manifests itself throughout our country. They just don’t get it.
Paul L. Whiteley Sr.