I'm not an anti-vaxxer, I'm anti-racist in medicine. I'm not sure if you read all the way down to the bottom of the piece, but I discussed the piece about the misinformation on the autism study.
The one thing that I'm finding really interesting is White people stop on this one section and disregard the other evidence provided. I notice they consider this piece as an anti vaccination piece, instead of a piece on medical racism and how that racism has eroded our trust in medicine, and how White people insist of having autonomy over Black bodies with no reprecussions for racism and discrimination in society in general, let alone in medicine.
Read the comments. White readers are missing this and its problematic.
This isn't about you, you're being right, or an autism study created by White people about Black people. It's about racism and the fact racism isn't mentioned in the comments by White readers addressing the autism vaccine study is revealing in how we think and see racism differently.
White people wanna address misinformation, not the racism. All of it is because of White people.
White people also clearly don't know how to read a room. These exchanges don't help us wanna take the vaccine. It makes us wanna withdraw more because White people still can't see racism for their need to be right and have their way over our will.
We can agree to disagree on this one Glenn. People have the right to disagree with White people's thoughts about our bodies.