Thought you might enjoy my article on "Playing the DENIAL card." (Guaranteed relevant link 😇)

Black people and people of color are often charged with “Playing the Race Card” whenever they try to explain to a white person how the dynamic of racism works into interactions between blacks and whites in everyday culture.

Frustrated with an answer that utterly misunderstands what is being said, I turned it around to say they are “Playing the Denial Card.”

Which means: every time a person of color or a white defender of people of color, white people (both liberal and white supremacist) defend themselves with this cliche that makes calling out racism seem trivial at best.

White people (and a few blacks, like Ben Carson) play this “card” daily.


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Georgia NeSmith

Georgia NeSmith

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