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An explainer explaining the link between racist dog whistles and our racist deep culture. If folks can’t get it after this, I don’t know that they ever will.
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It’s Black History Month, so I thought I’d repost this article from 20 August 2017 written shortly after the Charlottesville Good People On Both Sides White Supremacist Rally.
The five things listed here for white people to do to end racism are really really good and effective. You should give ’em a go and tell us about it in the comments!
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What is wrong with white voters? A LOT! How could anyone in their right minds vote for four more years of Trump? Well, 57% of white voters did. There is a lot wrong there when you see 270,000+ needless deaths and want four more years of that shit.
The first debate of Election 2020 is in the bag, or at least the first day and the first 10 are. So, who “won” from the first ten? How do we know?
Are you afraid that Trump will win AGAIN in 2020? Are you afraid that a female candidate can’t beat him? Do you scratch your ass and wonder where white male Republican privilege comes from? Well, the answer is the same for all of these questions: ANGER!
It’s an open secret that the modern Repube party is the home of angry white identity politics, but no where is that clearer than in this quote from an angry white guy explaining why he’ll continue to roll coal.
White people who insist that they should be able to use the n-word, too, have gotten it wrong. The analogous term to the n-word being used by black people is cracker being used by white people. To be completely fair and equal, they are welcome to use cracker any time they want.
White privilege means that white needs, wants, and sensitivities are all assumed. Non-whites know how to act white. White people only know how to act white. White people need to end racism. We can make a down payment on that by relinquishing any and all claims to the n-word.
Okay, Charlottesville happened, the Ol’ Pussy Grabber happened, Boston Commons happened; now what? Here are five things white people can do if they are serious about ending racism
In light of the appalling week we’ve had in racism, white people need to ask for forgiveness, apologize, confront racism within themselves, and not let racially insensitive comments and actions pass. White people need to work towards ending racism.
We live in an extraordinarily stupid era. Where does the stupid come from? Why are we being governed by such stupidity?