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…untries who believe that simply by being born, these bluebloods deserve to rule entire populations. But what is white male supremacy in America if not an overabundance of kingdom-less monarchs who can’t even speak French?
Perhaps we’ve said enough for a while. Perhaps it’s time to listen.
People of color don’t need white people to speak for them. They need us to hand them the mic.
That we live in a country where anyone would have to assert they matter at all, should tell you something is very wrong.
Racism is not just an attitude or a feeling toward people who are different than you; racism is also a structural, institutional system which has benefited white people from the day Europeans landed on this soil.
I didn’t get it when my friend told me I couldn’t call her sis. I didn’t realize that I was asking to adopt another race’s culture, experience and identity. I made it about me.
…ake me black. No oppression, no misogyny, no religious persecution will ever make me a black woman. I can empathize but, as someone who is not black in America, I’ll never know.