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Co-founder of @Race2D & co-author of forthcoming WHITE WOMEN: EVERYTHING YOU ALREADY KNOW ABOUT YOUR OWN RACISM & HOW TO DO BETTER (@PenguinBooks)
Jul 7, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
White supremacy isn't just burning crosses and swastikas. It's also silencing, tone-policing and shaming. It's good white folks private assurances of support and public silence. It's public outcry of caged kids and private inaction. It's fast, slow, deep and shallow. White supremacy loves #MLK I Have A Dream Speech but prefers to sweep this one under the rug. "First, I must confess that over the last few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate."