Racism is a huge problem.
People do not say those things to me all the time, but I feel the underlying sting of those words almost every day.
We need to stop pretending that we don’t know exactly what this is. We need to stop waiting for Trump to be presidential or dignified or to denounce the violence of his followers. This is the white-supremacy presidency.
There are millions of reasons why 45 million Americans are still beneath the poverty level. I think it’s very heartless to use this term when you don’t know their circumstances.
We are not your “entertain me and just shut up if it’s not poetry or art or inspirational” machines.
Swimming in a sea of irony and memes, the alt-right ultimately has no idea what it believes.
So often American (white) liberals think that they should get a pat on the back for knowing something about another culture, for not being racist or prejudice.
Know when to speak up. Your friends’ sexist joke isn’t funny and neither is his racist one, so call him out on both.
“Diversity” is beautiful as long as you still mostly look like a white woman who weighs less than an average 12-year-old.
White lives are valued more highly than the lives of young people of color.