Today the grand jury in Ohio announced there will be no indictment of the officers. The Wal-Mart surveillance video is now public, and it reveals how quickly Crawford’s life was taken. ... So another black life is lost under absurd circumstances, and the system communicates yet again that black lives don’t matter.
They say a watched pot never boils. But that's not entirely true. Of course a watched pot boils—it's just that intently watching a pot of water reach 212 degrees Fahrenheit is not an incredibly exciting way to spend your time. And so most people get bored or distracted and end up leaving before it ever reaches the boiling point.