Definition Of White Privilege
Accepting white privilege is not enough, acknowledging it is not enough, saying racism happens with indifference and apathy is not enough.
Acts of apathy and indifference is compounding the problem can imagine being told your reality was not “real”? Or that your reality was something that “just happened” and was met with almost chronic indifference from a social and systematic perspective?
The British Empire Was Driven By Racist Ideology
White privilege is happening and it’s warped hierarchy has been happening for well over 400 years, when the British Empire stole land, resettled and uprooted the gears of this machine did start to turn.
It is irresponsible and insufficient to view the separation of family units in the Caribbean through a lens that ignores the massive legacy of slavery – which is how most those families came to live there in the first place – and its relationship with the Commonwealth.
Changing Facts To Fit Narratives?
It’s seeped into our “British Culture” as “normal”, in education, in employment, in media, in books and in movies etc.
“Before, people had to hide their racism. If you felt something bad about about black people, about Muslims, you had to shut up. Now these people have the confidence to come out in public to say everything. This is scary to me, that scares the shit out of me.”
It’s time for white people to know what is happening from the other side, not just acknowledge as a point of interest
No person’s reality should traded as insignificant to another’s.
Paul Isaacs 2020