White people: not them, but us.

Jessica Keast,
Portland, ME.

I’ve noticed that many white people have a tendency to use the pronoun ‘them’ instead of ‘us’ in relation to other white people when talking about race. By failing to include ourselves the group we push the blame off ourselves, but also neglect to recognize the implicit biases present in everyone. This only perpetuates the issues we have with race in todays society.

 

White people: not them, but us.

Jessica Keast,
Portland, ME.

I’ve noticed that many white people have a tendency to use the pronoun ‘them’ instead of ‘us’ in relation to other white people when talking about race. By failing to include ourselves the group we push the blame off ourselves, but also neglect to recognize the implicit biases present in everyone. This only perpetuates the issues we have with race in todays society.

White people: not them, but us.

Jessica Keast,
Portland, ME.

I’ve noticed that many white people have a tendency to use the pronoun ‘them’ instead of ‘us’ in relation to other white people when talking about race. By failing to include ourselves the group we push the blame off ourselves, but also neglect to recognize the implicit biases present in everyone. This only perpetuates the issues we have with race in todays society.

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