The Face of White Privilege? ACLU Under Fire After Bowing To Criticism Of Its Use Of An Image Of A White Child In Its Promotional Campaign

The campaign was meant to feature pictures of toddlers in onesies saying “Free Speech” along with the caption: ‘This is the future that ACLU members want.”

The American Civil Liberties Union was blasted by social media users for its tweet of a photo of a white baby wearing a 'Free Speech' onesie along with the caption: 'This is the future that ACLU members want' (above)

Leftists were furious over the post because they believed it endorsed white supremacy.

Others added their own images:

Given the open deeply disturbing responses to the simple picture of a white child, one would have hoped that the ACLU would have responded unbowed and unequivably by saying that it was the responses and not the picture that were racist.  Instead, it actually issued a cringing thank you for a lesson on its white privilege issues:

Authored and published by Jonathan Turley: https://jonathanturley.org/2017/08/25/the-face-of-white-privilege-aclu-apologizes-for-featuring-a-white-child-on-its-promotional-campaign/