A lot of these woktavists come from families where everyone votes Republican. So when they try to pretend that their lives are ruined because old black people vote for centrist Democrats, I have to push back on that. You will not blame black people for decades of RW policies.
You need to take that up with your family members & friends. I'm sick of these folks acting like the sky is falling because their white privilege isn't in easy mode like their parents & grandparents. Take this up with them. These people claimed they were voting Republican because
they were worried about their kids & grandkids. Turns out they were only thinking of themselves & their pocketbooks. They expected white privilege would carry you as far as it carried them & they didn't expect the consequences of decades of Republican policies to hit like it has.
Further, they never expected the country's demographic to change as it is now, nor did they expect people to continue to take aim at institutional racism with modern tools like social media. They also didn't expect the accountability. If you want to be angry with someone be
angry with the people around you who led us here. Don't be angry with a group of people who weathered the storms here, have been tried & tested. Older black people will never see life the way you do, vice versa. Instead of attacking understand. Instead of lecturing ask yourself
if you could live in our shoes and in our skin for 5 minutes. We all know the answer to these questions. Respect black elders whether you agree with them or not. Period.

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