5. You hate everyone and feel hated by everyone.
The sad reality is that black and white in St. Louis are not equal. But sports have that unique potential to create a unifying space in an otherwise unjust system.
5. The Whitesplainer
What happens when racial profiling meets insecurity and an active imagination? People end up dead.
“I was sitting in that back of this cop car, filled with adrenaline, my wrist bleeding in pain, and it occurred to me, that even there, I STILL HAD POWER OVER MY OWN SPIRIT.”
The most neglected person in America is the Black woman.
Sometimes I think Black bodies were worth more in this country when they were considered property.
“What if he had a gun?” “What if he shot you?”
1. “I don’t see race. I am colorblind.” Okay, seriously how did this bullshit start? Why does it take your refusal to see someone as the color that they are, for you to treat them as a human being?
I’m not a conspiracy theorist, nor am I a radical who thinks we should overthrow all forms of civil government. But I’m also not a believer in the myths and lies I was taught as a child.