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.
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.
White lives are valued more highly than the lives of young people of color.