That kind of language should never be used.
Obama should convene a national summit to end the plague of African-Americans being killed by police.
But for a video, Officer Michael Slager is not facing any murder charges for killing Scott.
There are logical and emotional disconnects between the Indiana law and evolving US values.
It could bring tens of millions more voters to the polls — which is the problem for some.
Too many of us consider the act of talking about structural racism to be racist itself.
Privileging money and power over human rights is a feature of our entire legal system.
Television cameras carried the brutal images into America's living rooms.
Even those most receptive to an us-versus-them worldview are left scratching their heads.
Who knows the law — and who is expected (or not expected) to know it?