The Entitlement and Privilege Just Leaps Out, Huh?

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On social media, there were a lot of Black people and people of color who wondered whether Biden/Kamala winning the presidential election would shift white people’s focus away from marginalized communities. Unsurprisingly, but still annoyingly, that shift has already commenced. It was marginalized communities of Black people—especially Black women, Latinx people, Indigenous people, disabled people who not only rallied themselves, but did amazing work to fight voter suppression, and register a slew of new voters. But apparently, now that Biden won, we have to focus on the most important thing—how white people are feeling. …


Allyship Till It’s Your Friend—Then It’s “Bigger Issues”

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2020 is the premiere year for exposing all the problematic MAGA hat-wearing, “a little Republican” lying, “play a tree” foolishness of celebrities. I’m truly interested in seeing a compiled list of all the people who showed their true colors in 2020, because that list is long and diverse.

But this is about Chris Pratt, and the ludicrous need to show him support on social media because…he’s the least favorite Chris.

It started so simple. This isn’t the first poll about the celeb Chrises, but times are different and we know more about some of these celebrities.

That being the…


Bought By White Supremacists So What Does That Make Her?

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If there’s one thing white women know how to do, it’s play victim. Granted, that method is a staple of white people overall. From reverse racism (newsflash for the clueless—no such thing) to white genocide paranoia, it seems white people are wired to fall into the role of victim when they be the role of hero. However, white supremacy also gives ample power to summon droves of brainless, hate-spewing monsters to white women. …


Would Be As Harmful

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People debate various solutions to solve the problems of inequality and inequity. Among those possible solutions is the one where all ailments would be solved if people other than white were wealthy and held the reigns of financial power. But it depends on how and where we see the issue. If the issue is solely white people, then yes this would be a possible pathway to a world where more people outside of white cis men are not only surviving, but thriving. However, the issue of white supremacy is not solely a white issue and white supremacy is about keeping…


“Get Her Away From Me” Karen Edition

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The video that went viral on social media shows a Karen—Abigail Elphick’s white tantrum alter—having what some have called a mental breakdown. There is humor but also fear because Abigail shows how far white women will go to get their way. Like the video on TikTok showing white girls crying on cue, white women can be deadlier than white men. For the same reasons white liberals are a larger danger for many Black people and people of color. They come in the guise of innocence. They come as “allies”, until they aren’t given what they want. …


Scarlett Johansson Is An Example of Hollywood’s Problem

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It may be popular to say controversial things to stay relevant or get more interest in a film, or about-to-be-released album. But then there is the clueless, vapid, white response that shows they either lead a bubbled life or they don’t care about harm. Either is their responsibility, especially when they are a celebrity.

Enter Scarlett “Tree” Johansson. The running tree joke already comes from her previous ignorant statements that actors should play any role they want. This was due to vocal pushback after she was cast to play a transgender man for a film called Rub and Tug. She…


That Hasn’t Done The Work

Woman holding a sign that reads “We are better than this.”
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This could easily apply to any non-trumper as well. Sure, there will be those outside of white people that say these same things, but the vast majority will be white people. Because white people love a catchy phrase, a dance they can copy, a culture they can appropriate, and so on. Their activism extends to a cliched response and little beyond and it becomes beyond frustrating for those who interact with them. Here’s some phrases that clearly show white people haven’t done the work of confronting the white supremacist system they’re in.

Victors Tell The Tales

“You’re on the wrong side of history!”

“History…


Endorsement From A Few Don’t Make It Right Sweetie

White man holding a sign smiling and a black woman standing beside him. The sign reads “Racism is a virus, we are the vaccine.”
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Every where we look, there’s a white person, often liberal, who is using the styles, sounds and slang from other cultures and excusing under the guise of “love”. They just want to show their love. Appropriation is about taking from other cultures and ignores the people upset in that community. Kind of like how cries for justice from those same communities are ignored.

Cultural Appropriation Does Not Fight Racism


We Don’t Need Them and We Never Did

A neon sign that says “This is the sign you’ve been looking for”.
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Yes, they can be entertaining. Yes, a well-written story can give us a character that has depth and grows to be a better person. But everytime they create these types of characters it seems people wanna hand out the benefit of the doubt on the street, hoping they will get that diamond in the rough we see on our favorite shows. Not gonna happen. Even those characters that grew on us would likely treat us horribly because we are not white.

Melvin Udall Won’t Be An Ally…Unless Carol Will Have Sex With Him

Yes, As Good As It Gets, was beloved when it dropped in 1997. However, let’s look at Melvin Udall…


Stop Doing Their Work For Them

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If you use social media, watch the news or even engage in conversation, you will encounter someone who will be doing their part to maintain the white supremacy status quo. News flash: a person does not have to be white to perpetuate a white supremacist mindset. That’s why white supremacy is dangerous and insidious. We have been fed it our whole lives via society, education, government and even family. We internalize it, then espouse the same destructive rhetoric. Here’s some phrases to avoid, as they propel white supremacy.

Meritocracy Myth Phrases

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