Elle, France. I cannot see them as good people. They have oppressed so many minority groups – historically and to the present day – then they deny that they have ever done anything wrong. Their police kill us and we are always blamed. They are always 100% innocent in their own eyes. I have grown […]
Kathy Ruemmele, Eden Prairire, MN. Now that I know more, I cannot deny what I know.
Karen Randolph Rogers, Kansas City, MO. I’m a civil rights attorney who grew up in a predominantly white rural area and left for the city. I see the pain that racism causes in my work and my personal life and try to convey that to white friends and family who deny their privilege. #SafetyPin
David Mooney Seattle, WA Humanity will evolve faster when we alleviate our fear of each other.
Mary Clark Baltimore, MD People who feel that the current state of race relations are not that damaging/not that big of a deal/brought on by deserving behavior of minorities need to make conscious efforts to become aware of what perpetuates racism and race division in our society and the very large part that privilege plays […]
Amanda S. McPherson, KS The people in my life have know idea how motivated by prejudice they truly are; I often fear I don’t either.
Amanda S. McPherson, KS The people in my life have no idea how motivated by prejudice they truly are; I often fear I don’t either.
E. Martin Hampton Roads, VA So often people act as if slavery was some prehistoric event whose effects should have dissipated. In reality, 150 years have not passed since the end of the Civil War. In reality, slavery not only induced poverty in African Americans but wealth in whites; slave owner or not free labor […]