Racism + Society

Why Telling Black People To “Just Work Harder” Is Racist

We shouldn't be the ones working hard to end racism.

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio

Telling someone to “just work harder”, sounds like a simple solution, a quick solution to a hardship. Though “working harder” isn't always the solution. Sure someone can work harder to try and achieve their goals and better…

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Petiri Ira

Petiri Ira

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