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I suspect there is an awfully large amount of white women imagining that black folks are as uncomfortable and fearful of white men as rich white ladies are of African-American men. There has been this extreme victim mentality assigned to everyone who is not of pale face. To me it is more racism, but of the female variety. I could be wrong.

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Amen., Ada. Truth telling in the morning.

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“…that fleeting sense of standing out as the "other" is not synonymous with legitimate fears for my safety and well-being.” 💯 Under the social justice umbrella, discomfort over mere difference escalates to danger. A paralyzing paranoia that then searches for racial or gender disparities as proof positive discrimination. Why we went from coddling the American Mind to canceling it (Haidt and Lukianoff) in media and my grad programs (2018-present). And we can thank antiracist white fragility in DEI trainings for inflicting students with such illogic.

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