I wrote this in response to the assumption you make here that you have the authority to know what counts as racism. It is a major fault of white people. The assumptions mean they get to deny it when someone tries to explain how what they felt in response to something done to them.

Once again white folks, please stop assuming you know what racism is.

You will never feel the deep down pain of it. So you don’t have the authority to tell a black person their feelings about what happened to them are invalid




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Georgia NeSmith

Retired professor, feminist, writer, photographer, activist, grandmother of 5, overall Wise Woman. Phd UIA School of Journalism & Mass Communication, 1994.