What I’m advocating for is to *listen* to what black people have to say about racism. This information can be extremely challenging but it’s a necessary perspective if you ever want to think critically about racism instead of simply amplifying your own feelings in an echo chamber forever.
Excellent. Emily, this post has now been re-purposed for you. Let’s *listen* now and let our ideas be challenged, shall we?
This black person says that ALL lives matter. (What a concept, huh? #AllLivesMatter, that’s a movement I could get into.)
A couple more. This black person discusses the connections between slavery, racism, income gaps, and the plight of African-American families: