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11 Dec, 11 tweets, 3 min read
I don't know who needs to hear this (wypipo), but this is classic casual racism practiced by White people who refuse to listen to the concerns of Black people.

Y'all haven't earned our trust, that's why we don't trust you.
What Dr. Fauci said may indeed be correct (they've lied and flip-flopped so much, stood by in silence to let liars, protecting their personal interests), but using the race of the Black doctor to try and convince AA the government and medicine is safe is SO casually racist. I...
The reason many Black people don't trust the vaccines or the government is because America has NEVER made right what its done wrong to us African Americans as a group collectively.

And when they do apologize it's decades, sometimes centuries AFTER the harm has been done.
In the meantime, White racists be out here conjuring up more shit, schemes and scams to harm us with instead of reparations.

It's the classic abuser gaslighting his/her victims.

Black folks ain't falling for that anymore, nor should they. Nor should anyone be asking them to.
White people offering up their Black friends and colleagues to try and convince us to trust our racist government is racist af and stupid, because we know Blacks mislead Black people too

In 2020, how many Blacks were used to misinform and demotivate us into not voting?
There is never any justice when America fucks over us, just more punishment.

The medical community, politicians, police, schools, employers, food processors, scientists, doctors, and average wypipo have all worked individually and collectively to harm us w/o any punishment.
If racist or capitalists wypipo make a mistake, it's okay to them ... because we're just Black people. We're disposable to yall.

Y'all let a racist in the White House and sold us White optimism when we KNEW what he was gonna do to us.
Now you want us to forget he killed us.
How can we trust America? We cannot. Not if we wanna live anyway.

Trust... America hasn't earned that from us.

America can't on it's own merit get Black folks to trust it because it's reliably untrustworthy. Period.

Read: Medical Apartheid by Ms. Harriet A. Washington
Instead of being angry we don't trust ya vaccines, pulling out your only Black friend cards, offering up to us the Black people White people like (which is ALWAYS problematic and we see- right thru that), or blaming victims of institutional and systematic racism....

Do better!
Give us justice.

Y'all OWE us reparations.

Give us national formal apologies.

Where is the restorative justice?

We don't trust America and anyone with good common sense should understand why.

America needs to stop asking for trust it didn't earn on its own merit.
And stop using Black people to excuse the racist sins of White people.

We are exhausted and fresh out of trust right now.

Trust is earned, not given and White America has NEVER done anything exceptEARN OUR DISTRUST, and that's what you're getting right now.

The. End.

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11 Dec
I have been listening to Biden's recording with Civil Rights leaders and his tone and bs was a trip I wasn't ready for.

The disrespect was absolutely unacceptable. No self-respecting African-American should be allowing old White dudes to talk to them this way. (THREAD)
The other thing that irritated me was his demand that we work with White Hispanics. We GOTTA do it.

Nobody is else is told they have to work with other racial groups except African-Americans. No other racial groups are ridin for us!

I'll show you. 2/
The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) advocates for all people of colors. It was founded by Blacks, but looked out for all the Brown immigrants that came here AFTER us.

Black folks fought for and protected the rights of all non-White people.
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27 Oct
Good morning to all the hardworking Black people whose momma taught them to work twice as hard, yet they can't attain what they've EARNED because White women and men like Amy Comey Barrett are GIVEN positions/power just BECAUSE THEY ARE WHITE and will sustain White

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Supremacy. We all have worked with a White person and wondered how they got that position. Trumps, Mitch McConnells, Lisa Murkowskis, Lindsey Grahams help them.

The GOP just gave us a Master Class in gatekeepers of White Supremacy.

Never forget it. Be thankful for it.
Save this blip in time for your Black children and grandchildren. Teach them how White America works.

This happens in America everyday, with any employer, in any human resource office where White people get to make decisions on our employment ops and our upward mobility.
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17 Jun
As a Black mother, I have spent my entire life softening the blows of racism for my sons. My job never ends.

I taught them how to navigate racism in school from teachers. Then the police and public. Then stores and businesses. Then college. Then the workplace. Then in cities.
I was forced to teach them code stitching and assimilating, because America won't allow us to just be. Softening blows.

My sons learned early in life their Black was bad in White America. Softening blows.
Now as a Black mother, I'm softening blows dealt by America for my sons.

I'm teaching them they'll never measure up thanks to racism and that allies often let us down, because they get tired, check out and they're often fragile.

That there is no justice, it's just us. Blows.
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