Tag: racism

If this was shocking to anyone, they haven’t been paying attention.

Don’t get me wrong. As a black, Jewish, queer woman, I know that I embody what white supremacists hate most, and that all they see of folks like me is that we are wrong. Our bodies are commodities. We are scapegoats. It was painful to bear witness, incredibly so. But I was not shocked. If it was shocking to anyone, they haven’t been paying attention.