Black & Brown Folks' Reopening Permission
April 23, 2020
White people have figured out how to protect themselves from coronavirus. But, the COVID-19 infection curve may or may not be flattening for Black, Brown and Indigenous people
White people, historically speaking, have been very comfortable building their economies on top of Black, Brown, and Indigenous bodies. This nation was born of genocide and slavery. It was raised on exploitation and exclusion. And in the face of death, Whiteness will feed Black, Brown, and Indigenous bodies to the beast long before it protects us as Brothers and Sisters from a common enemy.
And that is what’s happe...