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Four: A real estate agent goes to look at a house. A neighbor asks the real estate agent for identification. The real estate agent produces paperwork that verifies identification and profession. The neighbor calls the police.
Six: “Hello, 911? I’d like to report some Natives on this land I claimed for Spain.” (The Root)
Eight: When I am #shoppingwhileblack #eatingwhileblack #airbnbingwhileblack #sleepingwhileblack #drivingwhileblack #talkingwhileblack #livingwhileblack #bbqingwhileblack I am still human. I am still deserving of respect. And yet, somehow, I must still #defendmyrighttolive
Nine: When I take out the gender and the race and the ethnicity and just tell the story, you do not ask me if the victim deserved it or what the victim did. You don’t ask me about the black person’s behavior. You don’t ask me why the woman didn’t just apologize. You don’t ask me why…
you just listen.
Ten: When white people use police as personal warriors to carry out racialized bias, they not only remain complicit with white supremacy but they propagate andexacerbate it.