Racism is NOT a mental illness…

And those who say it is are themselves part of the problem

Georgia NeSmith
5 min readAug 20, 2021

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Photo by Rod Long on Unsplash

To call racism a mental illness is to remove the individual’s responsibility for his own actions and to hide the social purpose those actions serve — i.e, reinforcement through terrorism of racial inequalities and white supremacy.

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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.