Me neither bruh
I think the real question is: who does?
"White Americans always think racism is a feeling, and they reject it or they embrace it. To most [white] Americans, it seems more honorable and nicer to reject it, so they do, but they almost invariably fail to understand that how they feel means very little to black Americans, who understand racism as a way of structuring American culture, American politics, and the American economy."
Jane Smiley, Say it Ain’t So, Huck: Second thoughts on Mark Twain’s “Masterpiece” (Harper’s Magazine, 1996)
This is perfect.
relationships like this are damn near extinct
White people be like “so I’m racist because I don’t find an entire race of people attractive.”
Lmao uh yes
I don’t care how connected you think you are to a culture, if it’s not the one you were raised in you have no claim to it. That’s not a hard concept
say it again
If you think all Black people’s blogs are “social justice” blogs, you’re racist.
I read some newspaper article recently that pretty much summed up Tumblr and the responses to it this way—privileged people who come here are shocked to see marginalized people talking about their experiences, so they think everyone’s just obsessed with social justice, rather than talking about their own lives.
"i just need to get my shit together"