…weeted nearly non-stop trying to apologize to Nina Turner for her language. And that’s the problem. White folks, particularly those in power, can say and do racist things and the only requirement of them is that they issue an apology. American society has always been socially liberal when making space for racism.
This!!!! A white man [or woman’s] legacy will always come before a Black or Brown man’s trauma. Every freakin time. Furthermore, as you’ve noted, there is never any punishment for the behavior. She’ll be rewarded with her own show or a book deal soon, just watch.
White tears + White apology = A White man’s legacy and finances will remain in tact. She’ll parlay her racist misfortune into a teachable moment for other racist, except the lesson won’t be the one that really needs to happen.
That exchange with Hillary and Nina sent me over the edge of the cliff. Dr. King was right all those years ago about White moderates, and nothing changes. I’m glad Nina called Hillary out on her shit. White women stay doing too much. Fine job my brother!