The more things seem to change, the more they stay the same.
This sh*t is really offensive.
What follows is an account of my experience in Ferguson on August 10th, the day following the shootout with Tyrone Harris, Jr.
Is there a subject that is sure to make the average American more uncomfortable than race?
It’s pretty damn offensive.
“If we kick every Latino out of this country, who is going to be cleaning your toilets, Donald Trump?”
Cuz racism is over, right?
The silence, the denial, the deflection, the derailment, the protection of institutions that harm, creates Black pain, and ultimately leads to many an injustice of Black death.
I’m sorry that you think I don’t want you because your skin is darker than mine.
1. Accept the reality that you have privilege.