The reports we're hearing of white agitators inserting themselves into protests led by Black folks and being the main source of violence is identical to the behavior of white folks on the fedi who infiltrate our communities and attempt to undermine them from the inside.
The context of whiteness is like a fingerprint. It is very easy to recognize these behaviors when they are continuously used to frustrate progress.
And just like on the fedi, we are seeing the commitment and dedication of racists literally creating the narrative that their PROGRESSIVE white counterparts latch onto to 'criticize' Black folks trying to find justice.
This is why no one trusts the efforts of PROGRESSIVE white people.
They just do not have the same commitment to their cause like their racist counterparts.
White progressiveness is usually performative while practicing racism is not.
It's irrelevant if racists are the minority
Racists know they can leverage the inherent bias white people have against Black folks at any time to their advantage.
That's how you can watch a person get murdered on camera but still say Black people are 'out of control' when we start protesting.
That's how you can literally record white people starting fires and breaking windows but still arrest Black folks for the crime.
Political slant is irrelevant when it comes to racism. The effort to dehumanize to justify violence is universal
White people give money and that's cool but you rarely, if ever, see white people in the streets taking it to other racists to give Black folks express their voices.
You see white people joining in and sometimes putting themselves between us in the police on rare occasions but there is never a collective action by white people to counter the racists the know are going to react to our actions.
That's how we know white people are full of shit. They allow racists to operate and speak for them
@Are0h jeez I clashed with one of these dickheads earlier today on Facebook you're not wrong *at all*. Some of the shit they were spouting eaugh
@Shrigglepuss If it's one thing you can count on, it's that white people will give space to racism. Guaranteed.
It does not matter how radical or progressive they think they are because they will always fight and often violently to make sure racist/bigots have a platform.
Fairness to white people usually entails enabling racists.
The reason racism is so persistent isn't magic.
@Are0h What is a peaceful protest but the threat of countering violence with violence inflicted at your community?
@Are0h What is the violence inflicted at police by the rioters, white or otherwise, if not the "progress"? Police have a political and physical chokehold over the communities of people. They kill one of the minorities and people protest. They yell Black Lives Matter, and cops go on to kill another Black person. Peaceful protests are nice and all, but the point is not to persuade racists to not be racists. If people show that they will not take cops' violence silently, and cops continue,
@Are0h and they need to be intimated. Cops need to be intimated, "justice" system doesn't do shit whole of the state is complicit. What are people to do but insurrect?
@Are0h And random protestors are shut by other White Supremacists. They are trying to beat masses into submission, how else can they react but with violence?
@policeinchains Uh... ok..
@homer77 See here.
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