Watch this, I got more hold on.
And this is why I just can’t. This shit is so pervasive, and it becomes so internalised… but even your most well-meaning white liberal friends probably won’t actually believe that this is possible, because they haven’t experienced it.
At some point, you just have to recognise you can’t make them understand it, and that maybe it’s better to focus your energies on deconstructing the fuck out of this kind of thing with the people it actually affects.
Show this video to your kids, and talk about it.
Just the look in that little girl’s eyes when she’s asked to pick the doll that looks like her.
The one she said was bad. The one that was black.