It’s status threat. Tom, in the comments below is displaying it. We’re great and people fear greatness especially when it comes in the form of a woman or a person of color or anyone who doesn’t fit the white supremacist narrative. Be mad. Be impolite. Racism especially kills. And it literally kills, not just in the form of police shootings, hate crimes, or lynchings but in the slow march of epigenetic health issues created by the obscene stress induced by racism.

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