Someday, in some glorious future, white people won’t say stupid things that show how oblivious they are to the things that people of color have had to deal with, every day, ever since someone decided to define some people as white to begin with. That day is not today.
In case you haven’t discerned this from before, I’m a cis white man that has never been mistaken for anything other than that. I’ve had all of the privileges that come along with that, which means I need to examine the things that I assume, I need to listen to marginalized communities, and I need to internalize the lessons I learn. It also means that I need to address problems when they come up, especially when it’s in media I enjoy and promote, and when it was produced by people that have similar privilege to what I enjoy.
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