When the CDC dropped their latest announcement urging citizens to wear “homemade cloth face coverings” in pubic I imminently knew they weren’t talking to my Black ass.
What if my name was Rei Don? Ray’Donna? La Reida? Do those variations wave a familiar flag, something one can ethnically identify? If you could put a face to those names, would it include my fair skin, blonde hair, and blue eyes?
Like Newton’s 3rd law, every racist oppressive action must be met with an equal and opposite anti-racist action in order to achieve equilibrium.
“White people’s number one freedom, in the United States of America, is the freedom to be totally ignorant of those who are other than white. We don’t have to learn about those who are other than white. And our number two freedom is the freedom to deny that we’re ignorant.”
– Jane Elliot
Trump Supporters 2015: America is going to shit, that’s why we need to elect Trump so he can make America great again.
Trump Supporters 2019: If you don’t like it here, leave. If you are complaining all of the time very simply you can leave.
“Everybody wanna be a nigga but nobody wanna be a nigga” – Paul Mooney