Why White Women Keep Calling the Cops on Black People

There’s a disturbing article in Rolling Stone about the recent spate of reports where white women have called the police about innocent black people.

Identifying as the victim allows the women in these scenarios to maintain both innocence and ignorance… The knee-jerk reactions of the white women in these examples to meddle in the lives of these innocent black people demonstrate a reliance upon the power of the state to carry out that which they cannot – to effectively “control” people who are not like them.