Racism Has No Place…Except Here, Over There, and Everywhere

“They say that home is where the heart it. I guess I haven’t found my home.”

These are the opening words to Ingrid Michaelson’s song, ‘Are We There Yet’. It’s not a song about racism but there it was, playing in the background while I was reading responses to the racist tweets directed towards Black players on England’s soccer team.

Responses that were reminding anyone who cared to remember that racism has no place here. Assume for the purpose of this article that ‘here’ was anywhere and everywhere that…