Feel confused, offended, disappointed, or uncomfortable with Beyonce’s new song & music video? Too bad.
But how do you effect change when the agents of the institution you’re protesting against economically benefit from your protesting?
A white, atheist southerner from Macon, GA delivers an eye-opening sermon entitled: Recognizing My White Privilege (via the Southern Discomfort Show)
Because if you’re looking for humanity on the internet, there is none. Plus: Putting racists on full blast.
I despise the word “tolerance.” It feels like nothing more than a half-measure aiming for political correctness without tackling a much bigger problem. Why are people taught (or forced) to “tolerate” a person or group of people, when it’s clear that they still dislike, hate, or despise them?
Everything children learn in school about Christopher Columbus is a lie, and helps shape white supremacist views. Not to mention: he was a horrible human being, yet he gets whitewashed by the American education system.
Could the fact that Louis Farrakhan is leading it detract from the (perceived) credibility of the rally, as well as the greater #BlackLivesMatter movement in general?
Most white people don’t understand the true definition of racism, so they don’t realize when they say racist shit, then get upset when they get called out by other people.
If you were born white and grew up in the United States, chances are that you’ve dehumanized a black* person at least once, whether you meant to or not.
As someone who grew up as the son of a veteran police officer, I have made the acquaintance-of and befriended many police officers over the years. With the exception of one now-former officer (who was found guilty in The Great Baltimore Towing & Kickback Scheme of 2011), I generally consider these police officers to be