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Racism is (Not) Political

The existence of racism is a political issue. It shouldn’t be.

Photo by Alex Motoc on Unsplash

Have you ever witnessed or heard about someone bringing up racism only to be told to not “get political”? Does talking about racism make someone you know get combative or awkward? Has someone ever told you “racism isn’t really a thing anymore”?

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Matthew Maniaci

Matthew Maniaci

Living with and talking about mental illness in an open, honest way to help break down stigma. I was one of those suicidal kids you read about. He/him/his.