Tag: racism

2020 election

I watched the news all of last week. I was flipping between CNN and MSNBC from basically Tuesday morning until Friday night. My partner was away for work for the week, which I was initially terrified of, but it ended up being a good thing since my brain could not focus on anything other than

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Shedding layers

I am learning and I am changing. I have shed probably a dozen layers of ignorance and misunderstandings in just the last 5 years, and yet I am still learning something new every single day – shedding more layers.  I am a white person, protected by my whiteness. I still benefit from white supremacy.  I

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Racist COVID-19

There are a million reasons why COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting black and brown communities more severely, but do not fool yourself by saying any of those reasons aren’t directly traced to our country’s systemic racism. Every single risk factor that adds up to their folx dying at higher rates is because of racism. Our country

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