why is it that when you say “white people don’t understand racism” every single white person within a 60 mile radius has to show up on your doorstep with a unique special set of circumstances which allows them to understand and experience racism that will most likely involve a fake sob story about being beat up by a black person specifically and only for being white and no other reason
(Source: ambivalentlyyours, via hollabackrva)
- calling the legitimate anger of oppressed people “drama” or “hate”
- referring to allocation of human rights as simply “politics”
- referring to basic human empathy as “political correctness”
- the childlike refusal to admit mistakes and throwing a literal tantrum
- "it’s just my opinion"
[W]hile I suspect that rumors of the decline in influence of the straight white male have been greatly exaggerated, I personally cannot imagine any subject less interesting for a work of art. — Sarah McCarry, pleasure principles | The Rejectionist (via annaverity)