Definitely agree here, Alex. I feel bad for her slightly, but a friend criticized this piece because there is subtle racism and not-so-subtle racism that Amy Cooper obviously engaged in.

Just because she was recorded shows, from the response across social media, that behavior like hers is far more common than we would like to admit. It's probably happening in a park right now and not being recorded -- and there are much more Amy Coopers out there in the world than we'd like to confess.

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