If you can think of even one positive thing that ever occurred from blaming others, please continue doing so. We can't change others, but we can change the way in which we act and react. Maybe people would benefit from accepting responsibility, instead of blaming others.
This is not a story about race, although it may seem so at first. I will leave that reflection for another day. Instead, it is about how a country chooses to embrace and create solutions when faced with something that has impacted each of us personally.
It's profoundly naive to expect politicians and mainstream media to fix things. Why is a television anchor making hundreds of thousands of dollars a year going to look to change the system? He loves the system. The system pays the bills.
With a smart president now at the helm, we'll be entering a new era that'll offer decency over hubris, peace over war, intelligence over beliefs, openness over secrecy, and creativity over the status quo.