The Power of Bystanders

Plus: The Right's Anti-Anti-Chauvinism

"Racism is not getting worse, it's getting filmed." Will Smith

For years, the iconic story of Kitty Genovese seemed to define an era; “a nightmarish tableau that came to symbolize urban apathy in America.” 

Early on the morning of March 13, 1964, the 28-year-old woman was murdered outside her New York City apartment. Afterward, The New York Times repo…

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