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Response to Moostache (Original post)

Sun May 31, 2020, 03:00 PM

16. It's the same story.

It's all about the systemic racism which has led to black Americans dying of Covid 19 at three times the rate of white Americans because they are "essential" workers who are not treated like they are essential. And because redlining and racism has meant that they live in communities where "social distancing" is a very different experience to what it is in primarily white communities.

And it results in a lot of fear both of living in a society where they are treated like animals by the people paid to protect them and of dying because they can't afford to stop going to work. And fear when it is significant enough and you have lived with it long enough makes you stop giving a fuck about anything.

That is what we are seeing in the streets right now.

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