As media coverage surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement dies down, it is important to keep the momentum going whether that is on the micro or macro scale. By now, I’m sure you’ve seen an abundance of posts advocating for “allies” to actively raise the voices of ethnic minorities in the fight against racism. However, one thing that should be underlined here is that the … Continue reading Allyship: Keep the Momentum Going
Saying you aren’t racist is not enough. Saying you’re simply “not racist” is taking the neutral ground. There is no neutrality in the fight for justice and the fight against racism. White silence is violence. For friends to sit there and say that they don’t need to post things on social media or “send massive opinions on group chats” hurts. It really hurts because silence … Continue reading Why Being Silent is Being Complicit.