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Tag Archives: #BlackLivesMatter
Why is Atlanta burning?
Originally posted on Charles write here:
When they ask you why Atlanta was burning last night, tell them it was an uprising. If you want a quick answer, you can quote the economist Thomas Piketty Every human society must justify…
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Why ALL LIVES MATTER is Beside the Point
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What Racism Is and What Racism is Not
For those who think the #BlackLivesMatter movement for justice is racist, please accept the following in the spirit of goodwill. When you are aware that races exist and that the members of one race are not always treated the same … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Rants and Raves Tagged #BlackLivesMatter, action, attitudes, black lives, racial awareness, racism, reality, speech, Truth 2 Comments
If you oppose a movement for justice because it doesn’t address the issues you want it to address, you’re still opposing a movement for justice. That makes you part of the injustice status quo. #BlackLivesMatter is not a definition of … Continue reading
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