The aftermath of shootings reveals our damaged political discourse

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Frank Shyong is a columnist for the Los Angeles Occasions who writes about race, range and immigrant communities.       

A couple of minutes into following my colleagues’ protection of a mass taking pictures that left 11 lifeless and 9 wounded throughout a Lunar New Yr dance occasion, I began to marvel if years of being a journalist had compromised my humanity.

As a result of whilst I attempted to concentrate on the tragedy and grief of the victims, I had one query on my thoughts: What race was the shooter, and what race had been the victims?