This is how and where indifference begins. It starts in the home at birth. White people are the only people allowed to live as a group without having to interact with others, the rest of us don’t have that luxury. We are forced interact with Whiteness. White people never have to interact with us unless they want to.
Racism starts at home and is taught in communities, reinforced in school, places of worship, the types of sports and extra curricular activities, etc. White folks need to own this too.
Parents teach and reinforce their racism. There are too many White people who won’t acknowledge this form of racism because it implicates them personally. I want everyone to undersatnd how it works, what it looks like and how it impacts us. The glaring racism isn’t going unnoticed. We just don’t haven’t said anything about it, until now anyway.