Why Did I Think The Three Soldiers Who Died Were White Men?

Garrick McFadden
4 min readFeb 7, 2024

The myths we were taught still haunt us no matter how much work we have done.

Sgt. William Jerome Rivers, 46, Spc. Kennedy Ladon Sanders, 24, and Spc. Breonna Alexsondria Moffett, source the AP

The news that our soldiers were killed in a drone attack broke through the noise of everyday life. They were on one of our many bases we have amassed around the world. It was incredible to learn that our defenses were breached. An enemy drone was able to deliver its deadly payload…

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Garrick McFadden

I am a civil-rights attorney. I write about #whiteness, #racism, #hiphop, policing & politics. https://gamesqlaw.com/index.php/thoughts/