This Strange Fruit Isn’t So Strange At All, Extrajudicial Police Killings Is Only the Tip of the Iceberg

There’s rarely ever mention of how the interpersonal, abstract, or ‘subtle’ racism that permeates through society is the seed that fosters the more ‘concrete’ or deadly racism, or why it continues to thrive because of it. This ‘subtle’ abstract racism is the palatable, socially accepted version that is doled out regularly, but it is also just as deadly too.  

Under Pressure: Racial Bias in America

Racism exists. It lives and breathes in the bodies of persons offering me forced smiles and synthetic checkout line conversation. It reveals itself in comment sections on news threads and social media sites. It is surviving through inherited hate, infiltrated political systems, and manufactured generalizations of what might be a person of color. I am not violent. I do [...]