In between each overt, televised act of injustice, are
a thousand subtle cuts of discrimination.
...the kind of stuff that’s so often dismissed, or rationalized as a joke or an innocent misuse of words.
Not violent, not overt, but in aggregate a painful reminder of your place.
An ally's ignorance (willful or genuine) fuels the complex systems of racism, while Black American silence creates unnecessary burden that can have permanent, life shortening effects.*
This... is death by a thousand cuts.
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