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Anti-Blackness Among PoC: Why Solidarity Is Impossible

I should’ve been shocked when I heard about the recent assault of an unidentified black woman in an Asian-owned beauty supply shop. After all, the footage is brutal: although the woman is heard saying “Check my bag. I’m telling you I don’t have anything,” store-owner Sung Ho Lim kicks and strangles her, confident that she’s a thief. As she writhed helplessly under his grip I thought of Latasha Harlins, the 15-year-old black girl shot in

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Why Your White Tears Don’t Matter

  The dangers of white guilt It has manifested itself into an epidemic, plaguing every racial-oriented discussion—white guilt, the dismantler of all relevant points and conversation. Consequential to the Black Lives Matter movement, white guilt is at its peak. Google defines it as “the individual or collective guilt felt by some white people for harm resulting from racist treatment of ethnic minorities by whites both historically and currently.” And I get it, it must be

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