Five Racist Anti-Racism Responses “Good” White Women Give to Viral Posts & The Only Kind of Response That’s Acceptable

Re-posting Katie Anthony’s post written after a white woman in Central Park responded to the request by a birder who is black that she leash her dog.  The woman told him that she was calling the police to tell them that she was being threatened by a black man.

“Hi, I’m Katie. I’m white, and this post is for other white folks. . . . This post isn’t about the video. It’s about the responses to the video. Specifically, social media responses by progressive white women that might have come from a good place, but hoo boy, do they land in the bad place.

This post is about racist anti-racism, so prevalent in the instincts that led to millions of unexamined reactions to an act of racist violence.”  To read the complete essay, click here.

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