Can we fight without hating? Can we advocate for tones that we believe are most aligned with our values, that we believe are most conducive to change, without policing for them?
If you’re a white American, like me, the absolute worst thing someone can call you is racist. That is a problem.
There have always been two types of people: 1) change agents who want to drive progress and 2) preservers who want to keep our many great accomplishments intact.
White supremacy is the system that teaches us that “white is right” and frames our mind to celebrate whiteness.