“It’s not about racism” (fl. 2016- ) is a phrase I have been hearing in the days since Donald Trump was elected US president. Some people, most of them Black, say Trump mainly won on racism. Other people, most of them White, say that “It’s not about racism” but class, in particular White working-class men […]
A woman and I got onto the bus today and we were both standing in the front of this bus but this guy refused to move even though there was an empty seat next to him. I guess he was making space for a cat.
For the last almost week or so I’ve been in a PHP. And today someone, a black male who complained that he thought his boss might be being racist, called Caitlyn Jenner a faggot. I was enraged, disgusted, and sickened. I almost went home and at this point I’m contemplating whether I should take a break and not go tomorrow. Ironically I’d had the most intense feeling that I shouldn’t go today and I went anyway and that is what happened, I must learn to trust my intuition. I wish people that are subjected to oppression would wake up and simply NOT oppress others. I swear I feel like I’m at church in that room, it’s tiring.
P.S. I reported it to the person who runs the program, hopefully something is done about it, as it is I don’t feel safe in that room with all those bigots
Well I recently deleted another of my social media accounts because it was causing me high levels of depression.
humans have the ability to keep absolute truths out of their mind so they can lead more pleasant lives,