Tag Archives: racism

#DearWhitePeople: Thank You For “Getting It”

These days, it is absolutely necessary for people to speak up about racism. It’s probably no secret that the ones who do it the most are people of color. Racism is uncomfortable. This is no revelation. Talking about it, experiencing … Continue reading

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#Racism: Why Being Quiet Is Far More Dangerous

  It is a little after 1 a.m. CST, and I feel compelled to write this, even if not one person reads it. It is something that needs to be said and if it has been, bears repeating. Racism is … Continue reading

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#SendHerBack: A 21-Year Veteran’s Open Letter To Those Who Want Brown People “Sent Back”

Dear Conservatives, I am a recently retired 21-year Army veteran. I am also a black man. “GO BACK TO AFRICA!” is not a new thing. People have been saying this for years. When “nigger” stopped bothering us or got so played out … Continue reading

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#NotMyAriel: Here Is Why This Further Demonstrates “White Privilege”

Actress Halle Bailey (NOT “Berry”) will be playing Ariel in Disney’s live action The Little Mermaid. As you have likely heard by now, or can see from the pic, Bailey is black. For those of you familiar with The Little Mermaid, that CARTOON … Continue reading

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10 Things I Need More Than #Reparations

1. I need to walk out of my house and not have to worry about the very ones charged with protecting me being the ones who do the shooting. 2. I need for white folks to stop calling the police on us … Continue reading

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#BothSides: How People Use This To Defend Trump’s Racism In Disguise

Every now and again, I have a Facebook “friend” who, after being “quiet” about politics, decides to write a post in which they adorably try so hard to appear as unbiased in speaking about it. They even do the whole “I DON’T … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To #DonaldTrump: Thank You.

Dear Mr. President, You have truly done so much for this country. As a black man and 21-year Army veteran, I, for one, would like to sincerely thank you. There is so much to thank you for that I don’t … Continue reading

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