April 10, 2012 Leave a comment
I was over at Clutch, one of the online magazines I read frequently and read the article “What To Do When The World Feels Too Racist”.
In short the article is a reflection about recent racism against African Americans in the blogosphere of some rightwing nutters (stole this phrase from the Brits) and it offered advice on how to cope when dealing with hatred.
Dealing with racism is like having a full time stressful job and it can take a very heavy emotional toll on the individual that experiences racism. Now I know the world is how we react to it and certainly we will all face challenges in one form or another regardless of our race; however I do not think it’s that simple. Some people just want to ignore it or downplay the significance of racism and that is simply wrong. Read more of this post