Everything I've tried to write about this topic for the past couple of weeks sounds trite. But the hitch, for me, is that saying not-quite-right words is better than saying no words at all.
So here's what I'll say: You've heard, you've read, you've seen, you've felt, you've discussed - but have you learned about the history of institutional racism? I encourage you to take a minute to do that. This scholarly resource may be helpful, thanks to my good friend, Prof. TJH.