what white folk say

You’d be surprised the shit good intention white folk say to People of Color.. some of it blatant, some subtle but all of it out of pocket and in need of quick acknowledgment and correction. I think too long we’ve ignored these slights and for various reasons (maybe not to embarrass said white person, or not to make situation awkward for ourselves, or maybe we just don’t have the energy to teach yet another, etc) but it is our duty to help them understand that what they say is offensive. Ignorance is not bliss. So here are some examples from a few years back that should be studied and then removed from all dialogue…

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