Person identified as white holding Black Lives Matter sign
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Hashtags, selfies, and saying “Black Lives Matter” doesn’t change the systems of oppression in the United States

As a woman identified as Black in the United States my breath is constantly caught between a scream of RAGE and a scream of TERROR. Not a mythical, hypothetical terror, but a cellular terror encoded in the DNA of every person identified as Black in the United States. The rage and terror are rooted in the unpredictable…