Los Gatos Weekly Times
Buffalo shows we must do more to confront White nationalism
Sunday afternoon I received a call from my friend Felicia in Buffalo, N.Y. She and I had met almost eight years ago. Over those years I had been invited to travel from Oakland to Buffalo multiple times to lead workshops on racism.
I could tell that Felicia — who, like me, is Black — was deeply pained by the news about Saturday's mass shooting. An 18-year-old White gunman, who had written a
manifesto claiming that Whites were being “replaced” by Blacks and other people of color, had shot and killed 10 people at a supermarket. He had chosen Buffalo's East Side due to its high concentration of African Americans and trav