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Practical Ways We Can Stop Centering Everything Around White People’s Feelings

Fun fact: white people’s feelings are magic. They can bring any conversation, meeting or movement to a halt. In a debate, they can outweigh even the most credible, concrete evidence. They can threaten someone’s job. They can even kill. White people’s feelings are one of this country’s most abundant natural resources and important exports. Because…

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In Defense of Outrage

A couple weeks ago, USA Today described the film “Best Man Holiday” as “race-themed.” Twitter exploded, and various think-pieces were written. A little while later, Katy Perry performed at the American Music Awards using a jumbled mishmash of Asian-themed imagery. Twitter exploded, and various think-pieces were written. Lily Allen tried to satirize objectification and appropriation…