This is quite literally the crux of the problem. They can’t NOT view whiteness as the default setting of how to view the world. I think it is literally impossible for them because they get hit with whiteness everyday in everything to the point where if the face of something isn’t a WHITE face or a white person or people aren’t the FOCUS of something, it jars them to the point where they feel threatened and hostile and I don’t think most of them realize this is why.
Meanwhile, you have some who know exactly how the system works and fight to protect it whenever it looks like something might tip the scale out of their favor.
Nelson Mandela, the revered South African anti-apartheid icon who spent 27 years in prison, led his country to democracy and became its first black president, died Thursday at home. He was 95.
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We are taught to walk scared late at night. We cradle our keys between our perfectly manicured fingers, walking gracefully like a baby antelope in a herd of lions. That our virginity defines our character. That I am a frigid bitch if I do not fuck him, and a dirty slut if I do. "