RACISM

Why Black Boys Are Never Allowed to Make Mistakes in America

Even ringing the wrong doorbell can end violently

Allison Wiltz
Momentum
Published in
5 min readApr 18, 2023

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Black young man wearing a hoodie | Photo by Vladimir Gladkov via Pexels

No one is perfect. In fact, if there is one thing that all people have in common, we’re bound to make mistakes. We’re even taught not to cry over spilled milk. “To err is human,” an Enlightenment poet, Alexander Pope, said, a phrase that’s…

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Allison Wiltz
Momentum

Black womanist Scholar bylines @ Momentum, Oprah Daily, ZORA, GEN, EIC of Cultured #WEOC Founder allisonthedailywriter.com https://ko-fi.com/allyfromnola