Of course Cannon Hinnant’s life mattered

Five-year-old Cannon Hinnant was playing outside of his house in North Carolina when a 25-year-old neighbour shot him. Cannon Hinnant died while his father cradled him in his arms. Cannon Hinnant was white. His alleged assailant is Black.

Cannon Hinnant’s life mattered. What happened is an outrage and a tragedy. His murderer should be swiftly brought to justice. I have seen no one argue it…

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Skylar Baker-Jordan has been writing about UK and US politics and culture for more than a decade. His work has appeared at The Independent, Salon, and elsewhere

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Skylar Baker-Jordan

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Skylar Baker-Jordan has been writing about UK and US politics and culture for more than a decade. His work has appeared at The Independent, Salon, and elsewhere

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