Why White People Contribute to Cruelty Instead of Compassion

Justin D. Henderson, PhD
7 min readMay 30, 2020
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Compassion is both the sensitivity of the suffering of others and the motivation to attend to and prevent it.

What happens if we do not give compassion to others?

George Floyd was killed by a police officer. His death is tragic no matter how you see the situation. His death was unnecessary and preventable. George Floyd is not a rare…

Justin D. Henderson, PhD

Dr. Justin D. Henderson is a psychologist, professor of counseling, and organizational consultant. He’s a Medium Top Writer in Leadership and Business.