Violently racist message on the door to the home of a Black man and his son (2019).

I’m going to keep this one short and to the point.

A universal approach to understanding racism does not work. Specifying different forms of racism is critical. Understanding anti-Blackness helps push against the idea that all people of color experience racism in the same way.


Photograph by Chet Strange / Getty
Photograph by Chet Strange / Getty

The rise in images of overt white supremacy in the media feeds into the confusion about white supremacy. While the Ku Klux Klan and MAGAs at half-empty Trump rallies (not that these are mutually exclusive groups) are in fact examples of white supremacy, they are not the only examples.

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Altagracia Montilla

Freedom-dreamer, facilitator, and strategist committed to dismantling oppressive systems.

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