Terrorism

I can’t say it any better than she does.

Be Less Amazing

Same shit, different day. 72 hours ago white America argued that we should have compassion for a fake black woman’s cultural appropriation. 24 hours later nine more real black bodies had been slaughtered, but of course it’s too soon to talk about racism and we shouldn’t judge and all lives matter and why are you so angry?

My answer to that last one is, why are you NOT?

Photo courtesy of the Charlotte Observer. Click for full article and more photos. Photo courtesy of the Charlotte Observer. Click for full article and more photos. Say their names.

And the answer is, likely, is that you think it doesn’t have much to do with you personally. You get to go back to your life and not think about race. Other people don’t have that luxury. Part of what the sadly overused phrase “giving up your privilege” actually means is stepping outside the well-manicured boundaries of what’s true for you and taking a good, hard…

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