I Am An Antiracist

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    In Response To White People Who "recognize" Their Privilege

    “I’ve recognized my white privilege” This is one of the most infuriating things that white liberals say. Firstly, the person says that they understand their privilege – this is ridiculous. I do not believe that you recognize your privilege. I have never met a white...
    solidarigee solidarigee
    1 Response Apr 21, 2012

    Writing To The School Board.

    I am not a college student anymore but I should have written to the school board about the racism I was felt when I was younger.  I didnt know any better at that time I guess.  But then again, I remember always being ignored or shunned when I did complain about anything...
    BlueFairy00 BlueFairy00
    2 Responses Jan 17, 2011

    Why Am I An Anti-racist?

    I remember being 14 years old browsing my school library. I wasn't looking for anything in particular. I was just looking for something to do while waiting for school to begin. On the 2nd shelf of four, I saw a book called Why are all the black kids sitting together in the...
    gorechick gorechick
    22-25, F
    10 Responses Mar 3, 2008

    American Chauvinism

    Chauvinist American lawyer teaching English abroad beats his former female student http://nomoretroublesnomoreviolence.blogspot.com
    respect2all respect2all
    Nov 15, 2010

    Have Any Of You Read The Hate-mongering At Stormfront?

    Stormfront's activities and evidence that they are a hate site: There is a forum named "Revisionism" dedicated to "Reexamining history, particularly the court historians' version of World War II."  Some of the posts deny that the holocaust ever happened and insist that...
    pragme pragme
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Mar 25, 2010

    A Way To Explain Racism To White People

    I have been trying to come up with a way to explain to white people (like me) how race-based systematic disadvantage still exists in this country before they turn off and tune out.  it's hard.  bigotry is easy--a comment an action by an individual or many individuals...
    icallmyself icallmyself
    4 Responses Nov 5, 2009

    What Would You Do With Your Stick Of Wood ??? Hmmm. I Wonder

    THE COLD WITHIN Six humans trapped in happenstance In dark and bitter cold. Each one possessed a stick of wood, Or so the story’s told. Their dying fire in need of logs The first woman held hers back, For one of the faces around the fire She noticed one was black. The next...
    JamieLee1 JamieLee1
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2012
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