On The Melissa Harris-Perry Show, Melissa and her guest Michael Eric Dyson made some excellent points.
"We're 'surprised' it happened here... which means by implication, it's supposed to happen there... That's the tragedy here."
"There's a lack of cultural empathy... You know, 'he was a troubled child.' Ain't no 'troubled children' named Jamal or Chaniqua, it seems to be. So we don't have that kind of empathy to understand what they're dealing with."
Via ChildrensDefense.org, a nonprofit advocacy group, FYI:
Here is the entire segment: