White Feelings: 0–60 for Charlottesville
Erynn Brook
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#42: Why should I listen to you? Because you’re in your feelings and it’s my job to collect you and keep that emotional labor from people of color who are fighting on the front lines. The people being pepper-sprayed right now don’t have the time to talk you through your guilt.

This whole line brought me to tears. That’s “Gettin”it!”

As I’ve been telling people, I do not have the time, or energy, to handle YOUR emotions through MY pain

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