It's Not Regular: How to Recognize Injustice Hidden in Plain Sight?

October 31, 2020
It's Not Regular: How to Recognize Injustice Hidden in Plain Sight?

How many times must you order food through bulletproof glasswindows before yelling your order becomes a routine habit? How manytimes must a student find no soap, paper towels, or toilet paper inthe school bathroom before learning in filth becomes normal? Thesocial injustices that pollute our communities are hidden in plainsight—and their enduring effects are pervasive and intractable. Howdid it get this way?Author and activist Jahmal Cole believes the current socialclimate of injustice was created intentionally, and has led todisengaged minds. Instead of giving in, he calls for Chicagoans towake up, confront oppression, and reject it as the new normal.