The Banality of Black Death
Eli Langley

Eli I just want to take a moment to sincerely thank you for this thoughtful, pointed, well-written, & important addition to the Race/Power/White Supremacy/Oppression discussion in America. It was really hard for me to read many [if not most] of the comments on the article [who would think Medium readers would be so obviously racist?] so I can only imagine how difficult it’s been for you. Disregard that nonsense & continue to speak truth to power. Most will not relinquish their privilage without first being made uncomfortable, many will not without a war. If you are making people feel uncomfortable about their own privilage, about their own daily contributions to oppression, you are on the right path. The moment you are no longer making people feel uncomfortable, is the moment you are no longer making a difference. I would say the same to my own 13 yr old son. Thank you, and never stop making a difference.

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