1. I often see young progressives deried black democrats for not being revolutionary enough, yet I never see them acknowledge how the history of racism in this country birthed respectability politics among our black elders, because they and their parents would have to face the
2. Prospect that they would lose their jobs or lived if they rocked the boat too much, thus generation after generation passes down the concept that it's better to be agreeable when in white spaces as opposed to rocking the boat. So really, if y'all truly want to see real
3. Progress in this country, you CAN'T ignore the concept of autonomy for black people, and you should be invested in removing all strings which control the ability of black folks to have self determination as a community, whether they came from Republican racists or folks on the
4. Left who come to our community with that white man's burden bullshit.
Like I don't have the privilege to quit my job, move to Bolivia and start a worker owned co-op lol.
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