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The New Book “Fieldnotes On Allyship” Is A Great Tool To Help New Allies and Anti Racism Advocates On Their Journeys.

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Yes, this means you, liberal racist White person who doesn’t understand or see your own racism.

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Black Folks Know How To Engage In Civil Disobedience


Incremental change (baby steps) means little to no progress by White folks, and we can’t settle for that anymore.

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We have a right to defend ourselves and that’s never going to be up for debate.

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Dealing With Sustained Trauma


What the film didn't discuss was how racism, Jim Crow, and inequity were the roots of Turner’s abandonment and trauma issues.

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Tina Turner Lived Most of Her Life Unloved


But most are either too ignorant, too arrogant, and too self-absorbed to realize it.

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The site is changing more and more each day making it harder for me to connect with my readers.

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Failing to recognize your oppression guarantees we will remain successfully oppressed.

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  1. Allowing White people to tell you what’s good for you. Your oppressor is always going to try to tell you what’s good for you, especially where White losing power is concerned. That’s why White folks are so vested in advising Black people on how to vote.
  2. Choosing danger on the left in…

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