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White writers can be blunt about race and get all activist because their an

White writers can be blunt about race and get all activist because their anger isn’t threatening
Posted 5 months ago

Today's youth cannot escape the shadow of racism that has been passed down

Today's youth cannot escape the shadow of racism that has been passed down organically from parents and others who cling to a distorted image of American history, one informed by, and articulated from, a worldview permeated by white privilege. [sic], thes
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

We who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension.

We who engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface hidden tension that is already alive
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege. In

Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege. In other words. It is a privilege to ignore the consequences of race in America.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

The irony of American history is the tendency of good white Americanas to p

The irony of American history is the tendency of good white Americanas to presume racial innocence. Ignorance of how we are shaped racially is the first sign of privilege.In other words. It is a privilege to ignore the consequences of race in America.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

People buy into this false notion of reverse racism, where they believe tha

People buy into this false notion of reverse racism, where they believe that just because there’s a group of people getting together to share something about their heritage that we’re excluding white people. But that’s not the reality.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Whiteness–the whole constellation of practices, beliefs, attitudes, emotion

Whiteness–the whole constellation of practices, beliefs, attitudes, emotions that are mixed up in being white–is the problem. Whiteness is degraded and depraved[…] To the degree that we accept any of the meaning that the dominant society gives to whitenes
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Other unsolved murders or untimely deaths were readily blamed on the suppos

Other unsolved murders or untimely deaths were readily blamed on the supposedly sinister Jews: If a Jewish doctor failed to save a life, the whole Jewish community might be attacked and fined.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

All we can infer (from the archaeological shards dug up in Berkshire, Devon

All we can infer (from the archaeological shards dug up in Berkshire, Devon and Yorkshire) is that the first Britons, whoever they were and however they came, arrived from elsewhere. The land (Britain) was once utterly uninhibited. Then people came.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Whites saying 'make America white again' is like millionaires saying 'make

Whites saying 'make America white again' is like millionaires saying 'make the wealthy rich again.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

To be born into, to go to school, to study, to learn, to play, to worship,

To be born into, to go to school, to study, to learn, to play, to worship, to love, to work and to die in segregation and not have one single person who loved, mentored or guided me convey that there was any loss.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

White privilege is an absence of the consequences of racism. An absence of

White privilege is an absence of the consequences of racism. An absence of structural discrimination, an absence of your race being viewed as a problem first and foremost.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago