I think you and I had a different working definition of “argument.” Mine was the more unbridled yell-fest, which I avoid at all costs. And yours, civil discourse, which is always a joy. Since that’s what you’re talking about, sure, let’s civilly discourse.

I find it rather amusing that it’s part and parcel of your job to call out garden variety racism and those who practice. And that it’s your chosen field, speaks to your passion for social justice. I also find it amusing that you leverage your privilege, both racial and as an officer of the court, to balance the scales of justice. Bravo!

The fact that there people of all races in all walks of life who tackling this racism thing is something more black Americans — heck, all Americans really — need to know. This goes back to my voices in the chorus analogy. Or even better, like the African saying goes, many hands make light work, which embodies the spirit of Exodus 18:18–23*.

(*no, that wasn’t a scripture bomb. I’m merely showing that the concept is an old one.)

I had no idea that people going on racist-based rants over the internet was against the law. I took a look at the “definitional component of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act,” but the legalese may as well have been Sanskrit. Could you give me a brief layman’s explanation. Thanks.

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