Unlearning Racism

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Butterfly Mind

Unlike my naive belief growing up that use of racial slurs by White people was a litmus test for racism, I’m realizing embarrassingly late in life that racism goes far deeper than using the n-word or showing blatant racist disdain for Black people. Our entire country, every system, every sector, is built on a structure that puts Black people at the bottom and White people on the top. For 400 years America has been built by the hands and operated on the backs of Black people for the benefit of White people. When you look at who has power, wealth, education, healthcare, protection, and respect in America, the racism is obvious. When you watch how many White people stand when asked, “If you, as a White person, would be happy to receive the same treatment that our Black citizens do in this society, please stand,” it is clear White people…

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