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?
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?
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
This poem (if you can call it that) goes out to anyone that has ever called me a “race-traitor” or “n*gger-lover” to my face, behind my back, or under their breath:
#DearWhitePeople: Racism is about more than just skin color.
#DearWhitePeople: Racial stereotypes of white people can’t be racist.