|Bikers on a "love ride" for charity?|
Then someone else on the iNternet had the same Thought (also A Fear) & expressed it about as well I could have, if a bit more temperately, saving me the trouble of organizing my Thought & typing it coherently:
... witness the extraordinary somersaults that some politicians and pundits have gone to, trying to deny that Dylan Storm Roof — you know, the guy with the racist manifesto who announced he wanted to kill blacks — was motivated by race. My fear is that if the Confederate Flag is taken down, all the folks who need to face the reality of racism will say, "But we eradicated racism! We took down those flags!"