Why I Refuse to Debate with White People about Police Brutality #ThisPostIsForBLACKpeople

Johnetta Anderson

“Unless a white person writes a check, I will not explain nothing. I’ve decided not to educate White people for free.” – Jason Carson Wilson

Every conversation about police brutality does not have to or (in some cases) should not included white people. There, I said it. I get that we have allies, and I also understand that there are white people who are empathetic to Black struggle; more power to them. However, there has recently been a plethora of white people asserting their privilege in conversations that does not include them. And every time they assert their white privilege into Black conversations, they always find a way to make themselves the center of the conversation or blame the victim for his or her murder. For example, after hearing the verdict of Sandra Bland, a Black woman murdered in police custody, I took to Facebook and posted,

“We might…

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Author: pdeedixon

Woman. Mother. Lawyer. Black. RaceWoman. Womanist. Feminist. LBGTQQPIA ally. divorced

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