Dear Candace Owens: You Are Racist

Let’s break down the idea that black people can’t be racist

Frustrated black lady pulling her face down
Photo by Jakayla Toney on Unsplash

A glutton for self-flagellation, a black friend of mine decided to watch an entire interview with Candace Owens. He almost made it through.

I tried to watch a little. I couldn’t stomach it. I thought I could tolerate her since she is, like me, a black woman. Then I quickly saw……




Twin of ILLUMINATION to scale out

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MJ Adia

MJ Adia

Black-Filipina. Lived in Peru for 5 years. LICSW, dancer, meditator. Writes about multiculturalism, cinema, race, social issues.

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