We are again dealing with another tragic incident of excessive use of deadly force by police against a
Black man, this time firing seven shots into the back of Jacob Blake.

The danger in repetitive unconscionable conduct is the numbness that it can produce. Numbness is an
emotion we, as a society, cannot afford. Numbness is an emotion I, as a White man, have no right to
feel. Numbness is a manifestation of complicity.