…ous, Brown and LGBTQ movements are defending our families, our basic dignity, and our actual lives. Only people who have a real buffer from day to day hustle, struggle, anguish and terror would blame our movements and communities right now. I want to see us engage people who believe this around why they have the luxury to blame movements …
an illustration of white privilege
Yes, the more substantial that buffering, the deeper the shock. Often followed by a desire to be coddled through the internal labor of sifting the chaos of reaction from emotional fallout and appropriate thought. If ever there was a time to model apropriate whiteness, that time is here and now.
cc Ben Roberts