1/2 I'm back after my fediverse boycott where I removed myself for a month in order to reflect better on the injustices done to many Black people that had tried to enter the fediverse and found it so hostile that they'd either abandoned it, felt they had to make themselves smaller to survive here, or been met with such hostility that they'd been pushed out from participating within this space.
"The tyranny of a movement without structure claiming that there is no leadership is a common scam known to Anarchism, where hidden 'shot callers' perpetrate the farce of equality, internal democracy, consensus process. It is worse when it is a corrupt and fraudulent white leadership designed to frustrate the desires of peoples of color to raise their issues and have representation in the movement. 1/2
"In theory, nobody has a problem with anti-racism. In practice, as soon as people start /doing/ anti-racist things, there is no end to the slew of commentators who are convinced anti-racists are doing it wrong. It even happens among people who consider themselves to be progressive"
- Reni Eddo-Lodge (Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race)
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