I want to speak to these terms and conditions from an angle that I don't think we hear enough: the fact that even if it were true that "black-on-black" crime were special, it still wouldn't automatically mean that black people have to fix it before we can resist all of the other ways that we experience racial injustice in America.Read More
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As I've spoken up about racial injustice last year, I've gotten a lot of feedback to the tune of, "You talk about the problem a lot, but you haven't suggested any solutions."Read More
The idea that until they are convinced that racism is a problem, then the problem of racism doesn't exist. Therefore, black people have to "prove" that racism is a real thing that is hurting people today. There are a couple of problems with those terms.Read More
Whenever we are trying to master a new skill, we risk making a fool of ourselves. That's a part of the journey.Read More
Part 2 of the Terms and Conditions series.
The real question here is not why are so many black people so angry, because the answer to that question is pretty obvious. The real question here is why is it so hard for people to just honor our feelings?Read More