Just escaped from Jumanji.
Same deal with Sanders, he barely knows anything about minorities considering his asinine insistence that black folks should “Respect the police” completely ignoring context.
They believed in you and it really speaks to what they saw in you. Look at you now. You have a whole lot of people that are so thankful for you. Keep writing truth to power and we will continue to read, learn, and grow.
HI Michael. I was “one of the good ones” many moons ago before my eldest sister died as a direct result of my fathers choice to drive under the influence of drugs/alcohol and my mother checked out mentally. I was a good one before I was sexually molested almost from the time I was 11everyday until the day before my… Read more
I choked up because my heart aches for good ones that I’ll never see again.
I don’t think I can salve it. I am aware that it is poison. I have wypipo personality disorder because I was raised in that society. There is no treatment. There is no way for a white person to be a “good one” and absolve ourselves from involvement in perpetuating this. I just have to live with it, which is the wages… Read more
That theater better hold about 200 million seats. ‘Cause Tyrus is far from alone in his obliviousness.
Wow. Just wow. My background and current job are almost identical to the letter writer. The difference between us is I respect blackness. I don’t fetishize or attempt to appropriate it, although I can’t say I didn’t in my youth. My experience of whiteness is like this: In my early 20s, I was in graduate school in New… Read more
I try to no longer be shocked by any behavior. But truly these weekly impudent calls for Michael to engage with them (which Micheal does beautifully every week - today I teared up) is shocking to me. The thinly veiled provocations with the wringing of the hands and “why I never”, is exhausting. It’s just part and… Read more
Your reply is one of power and beauty. Thank you.
That was a fucking great read. I hope everyone can take something from it.
And it will be fought by White people against White people. POC don’t have time for all that psychotic bullshit. While White people are fighting maybe we can actually live - for once. Get a breather.