Prejudice is Just a Thought

Some people try to address the problem of racism in the United States, and our unavoidable participation in it, by claiming that they “don’t see color.”

This is nonsense, perhaps well meaning nonsense, but nonsense nonetheless. The reason the problem exists is that differences in skin color between “Black” people and “White” people is really obvious. It’s why police officers are far more likely to stop “Black” people and to treat them with less respect than they do “White” people. It is why “Black” people often feel uncomfortable and out of place in predominantly “White” groups and…

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Uppity gay, Buddhist, author, historian.

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William B. Turner

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Uppity gay, Buddhist, author, historian.

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