But how do we know that it will accomplish nothing when we’ve yet to put it to work? With all of the things that we manage to accomplish with so much stacked against us, we are supposed to believe that we can’t do something amazing with this anger? We owe our anger more than that.
If you think that you get to criticize black people for selling out to the system of anti-blackness that you as a non-black person benefit from and help maintain, you need to check your privilege and be quiet for a while.
…t my own behaviors were not okay, even though the friends I confided in about them said things like “but it’s different because women are less threatening.” Downplaying my own actions would also function to downplay others’ actions against me. And this movement is about taking all such actions seriously, no matter who perpetrated them.