Things You DON’T Say During Black History Month (or ever)

As Rae says, there’s so much that she could add to this list. But let’s start with the basics, shall we?

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Hi all,

Happy February! As many of you know, in the states this month is Black History Month. I am sharing a post that I do every February because with the world we live in, apparently a lot of people need this reminder. So, here is a (shortened) list of things that I do not want to hear this month.


“Why do we still need to talk about slavery?”

Because it’s still relevant. Just because you’re not affected by it doesn’t mean that other people aren’t. Slavery only ended 154 years ago. That’s not a long time. Not to mention the fact that racism is still very much a part of our every day lives.

How could racism still exist when we had a Black president?

You mean to tell me that you think racism is nonexistent because for 8 years (only eight years since 1789) we had ONE Black…

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