RACISM AND SEXISM: BLACK PEOPLE, THEY ARE NOT MUTALLY EXCLUSIVE

BEAUTIFUL, ALSO, ARE THE SOULS OF MY BLACK SISTERS

“Speak, so you can speak again.”

Zora Neale Hurston

In the Black American neighborhoods around the United States of America, racism is considered the ultimate end-all-be-all as to what harms the Black community.

Discussions on racism hold paramount interest among both Black women and Black men.

Yes, racism has caused destruction against Black people for over four centuries.

With the election of Donald Trump, racism has been given a legitimacy it has not seen since the times of Ben “Pitchfork” Tillman, Coleman Blease, James K. Vardaman, Walter Ashby Plecker, and George Wallace.

Racism has left in place the vestiges of white racist hate of Black people.

Many Black people are quick to discuss and attack racism in the form of the decimation it has caused in Black communities across this nation as a result of restrictive covenants, racial Jane Crow segregation, race-based slavery, FHA loan discrimination, redlining, gerrymandering——to name just…

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