We all have a history of being victims of institutional racism.
We are all still in denial about it.
We’re not going to let it affect us, and it’s going to have to stop.
We can’t let the voices of the marginalized and disenfranchised dictate how we are perceived, and we can’t accept it when it’s done with impunity.
So, what can we do?
It’s important to understand how we got here.
We need to stop the silence and pretend that the past is a long time ago, when it isn’t.
When I first started to write about racism, I didn’t know much about how to talk about it, or what to do about it when we felt we were being attacked.
I wanted to change this, and I wanted it to change for the better.
When I first wrote about racism in 2013, it was in response to a comment made by one of my friends about how he’d had his entire life of privilege erased.
He said that he was the victim of a racist slur, and he’d been told that he should stop doing this.
I’ve since read more about how this happened and how it was used to silence me.
I wrote that post hoping that I could have some hope of change, but I couldn’t, because it wasn’t until this past year that I learned what institutional racism really is, and how to stop it.
I’m still in disbelief about how much I’ve been able to change because I don’t know what to say.
I don’ t know what I’ve done to stop racism.
I never could understand why it happened to me.
And I never thought I’d ever be able to.
I have never been able in my entire life to say that I have ever felt safe, safe in myself, and safe in the world, and that I never wanted to be treated that way.
So I’ve struggled to keep a lid on the anger, but the anger is building up and I’m just going to keep fighting to stop this racism.
If you or someone you know has experienced racism, or you think someone you care about has experienced it, you can reach out to me at @bobcathode on Twitter.
It is very important that we learn to treat each other with dignity, respect, and understanding.
Racism is not something that happens in a vacuum.
There are people who have been subjected to it, and there are people in positions of power who are perpetuating it.
It is important that everyone knows that racism is real and is harmful.
I hope that you can join me in working to change how we think about racism and the oppression it creates.
Racism is a systemic problem that affects many people in the United States and the world.
It affects us all.
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