Calico Jack links to an interview I mentioned and comments on it.
Thanks to friend of the blog Bobcabkings‘ recommendation (Of Cabbages and Kings) that we listen to the Fresh Air episode interviewing Heather McGhee about her new book The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.
I thought I knew a lot about racism in America, after all there are enough racism posts on Ye Olde Blogge, but she reveals there is much much more. And, what she reveals is just jaw dropping; the extent that white America has gone to to hurt Black America. The evidence that she outlines in her book is just overwhelming and soul sappingly disheartening.
It’s so bad that I’m having real difficulty figuring out how to even describe the shit that white people have pulled. What dimensions do you even rate it on? What words can adequately describe the duplicity of white America? Let me…
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