Make no mistake...there IS a double standard on what is reported and what makes national news in this country.
"Police are investigating a possible race hate attack after a 13-year-old boy was doused in gasoline and set on fire.
The teenager, who suffered first degree burns to his face and hands, is white and his two attackers black.
his mother Melissa Coon said the attackers told her son ‘This is what you deserve. You get what you deserve, white boy’."
‘You get what you deserve, white boy’: doused in gasoline and set alight in racially-motivated attack in Kansas City | Education News
Roles reversed...and this would be the lead story on every network news broadcast in the country.