To Many, George Floyd Is Just a Statistic

With every police killing of a Black man. With every instance of a white man or woman calling the police on a Black person for being Black. With each of these things, there are people looking at their version of the bigger picture and reminding us that, in the scheme of things, the numbers are not bad. They don’t say, “it’s not that bad” in a literal sense of course. Instead, they call for perspective amid the…