It’s a lovely concept and I’d love to live to see that world. Except, you don’t get to release white privilege. It’s embedded in your skin color. It will exist as long as racism exists and as long as police treat black men differently than *most* white men. And I say *most* because if you’re homeless or mentally ill or an addict, you might as well be black as far as cops are concerned.

I hope you told your friend that part of white privilege includes the freedom to pretend it’s not real. Sure aren’t many people of color who can blithely say racism isn’t real.

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