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Lets all admit superbowl ads are actually trash, ok?
Why are these medieval people in this beer ad talking about who they would have to eat when they have a giant barrel of corn syrup that could probably sustain them for like a decade?

MAKES NO SENSE.
They're making a Fast and Furious movie without Vin Diesel?? this is 100% B.S.
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Life β€˜seemed’ easier when I was with my white people.

Inequitable treatment continued.πŸ™ˆπŸ™‰πŸ™Š
Homelessness continued.πŸ™ˆπŸ™‰πŸ™Š
Black people were being brutalized & killed by the State.
Injustice continued.πŸ™ˆπŸ™‰πŸ™Š
Mediocrity maintained the status quo.πŸ€·πŸΌβ€β™‚οΈπŸ€·πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ
Wilful oblivion
White privilege allows wilful oblivion.

I never understood this wilful oblivion when I was with my white people.

My white people were my family, including literal actual family.

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I questioned, β€œWas it this wilful oblivion that allowed:

πŸ‘‰πŸΏ over 400 years of slavery
πŸ‘‰πŸΏ116 yrs of residential schools
πŸ‘‰πŸΏ48 yrs of apartheid
πŸ‘‰πŸΏ35 yrs of the Chinese Head Tax
πŸ‘‰πŸΏ5 years of Auschwitz
πŸ‘‰πŸΏour current gov’t
πŸ‘‰πŸΏindifference”

#TOpoli #TORONTO #ElectionTO
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Dear white sisters & brothers in #TORONTO,

I’m asking you a question that may make you uncomfortable, that may make you recoil, that may make you hide, &/or that may make you retaliate in various ways.

You are the majority of people who vote.
Your vote has impacted our lives.
Yes white sisters & brothers, your. Your vote has impacted our lives.

#TORONTO #TOpoli #ElectionTO

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This thread is not about making you feel guilty. Know that I write this with love to you because I love you & want better for our City. In order for our City to thrive we must work towards certain goals together.

We must ensure #CommunityWellness!

#TORONTO #TOpoli #ElectionTO
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