i read this earlier and for most of the day, i’ve contemplated on whether i should respond or not.
walkerjo lee
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Thank you for articulating my own concerns. I felt worried about this movement, but didn’t have the words to discover why, and you gave them to me. I’m white, and I want to be more than just an ally for the reasons you have outlined. A friend recently gave me the word: agitator. As a white person I can be an agitator, agitating for change and awareness in the insidious micro-details, the micro-aggressions, the choice points where white privilege is maintaining the status quo — I can do that in my own world of mostly white culture. That is what white people can do. That, and listen without reacting, without being defensive.

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