Awareness of the outside world. “… pretending not to see color means denying that people are treated differently on the basis of this.” Comment by 2QS on Whatever: The Big Idea: Patricia A. Jackson about her novel, Forging a Nightmare.
Conversely, a news article on the Arbery case (apologies for not relocating) explained that using race as an argument has a history of backfiring, and that people who would be influenced by the racial component were already aware of it. Article finished by saying family was fine with the prosecutor’s approach. (Will try to find.)
Where does that leave us? I have no idea.
Hay to the rafters. Always a fine sight.
Stay safe. Stay sane.