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“This Civil Rights work is not about those white
people. It is about you; just you.”--Layla F. Saad.
Let us join them, those
bastards, declaring MLK/JFK/KKK
Day. Cleve our nation right down
the middle; exist in separate
To be white, straight, or
male or middle class is to be
simultaneously ubiquitous and
Next up we could honor
George Washington/Jefferson Davis
on the same day; a two-headed
snake battle flag.--Glenn Buttkus.
Our police force was not
created to serve black Americans;
it was created
to serve white Americans and
police black Americans.--Ijeoma Auo.
We might consider
a Lincoln/Hitler Day, a top hat
with a swastika on it.--Glenn Buttkus.
means Black Americans have to
thank Whitey for
not being as fucked up
as they could be.--Kiese Laymon.
We must not forget
Labor/Auschwitz Day; Arbeit
Macht Frei mother fuckers.
Admit that White is
more than a color. The world is
an amusement park, and your
white skin buys your way into it.
It’s time to celebrate
Christmas/9-11, where we honor
both the Crusades
and the Crucifixion.--Glenn Buttkus.
When you have only
experienced privilege, then equality
feels like oppression.--Adam Rutherford.
We need to create
Valentine’s/Holocaust Day, exchanging
hearts with ashes in them.--Glenn Buttkus.
If the problem of
racism is ever solved
where will future
politicians get the fodder for
the masses that brought them to power?
How about we go for
where re-enactors can portray
Lee & Grant splitting a turkey.
It’s a terrible thing
to hide your racism in order
to stay safe, be liked
and comfortable while black people
are suffering and dying.--Glennon Doyle.
And hell, let’s do
Hanukkah/Easter on which
the Easter Bunny
could be crucified and eaten.
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