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May

apostils said: why did you reblog the thisisrealwhiteculture post?

It was crazy, right? Should have added this note to it. So sorry.

There’s a lot of shameless defensive trash there. The kernel out of it that was of interest was how oppression is a class issue. The writer is correct that oppression affects people of all hues.

Where s/he gets it wrong is that people face the police/official scrutiny remarked on in the piece mostly by engaging in behaviors/actions that the white supremacist patriarchy associates as Black. Class in America is very racialized — specifically poverty is racaialized Black. That’s a much longer discussion. The writer was quite incorrect there, completely.