When “move on” means “you’re making me feel uncomfortable, so STFU”

Georgia NeSmith
8 min readAug 21, 2018
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This essay is directed at a white audience in hopes of bridging the gap in understanding about what it means when white people tell black people to “move on.”*

White people have the capacity to fully understand what that “move on” assertion really means if they are willing to look hard and closely at their own experiences of pain similarly…

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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.