Seen in → No.129
- Loved this 🧵 about Dave Chappelle: He starts educating the crowd on the history of black people and the police. He talked about slave patrols and Rodney King and Watts and Emmett Till and Black Wall Street. He talked about Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and he talked about John Crawford III.
- Anti-Racist Reading Lists: What Are They For? “The introductory race readers, for their faults, at least court the kind of audience who feels lost at sea in this whole race thing, and readers can lily pad from one to another until they’re ready for the tougher stuff. But it is unfair to beg other literature and other authors, many of them dead, to do this sort of work for someone.” (Via this 🧵 by Jay.)
- Use the article above to realize it’s only a start to read up, you need to act, but I’ll still link to this list: Baratunde’s World-Saving Bookshop Bookshop.