Jhené Aiko and Childish Gambino perform onstage during day 3 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival on April 13, 2014.
Your teachers / Are all around you./ All that you perceive,/ All that you experience, / All that is given to you/ Or taken from you, / All that you love or hate, / Need or fear/ Will teach you—/If you will learn….
Nina Simone as captured by Alfred Wertheimer, December 1964.
One of the most harmful notions is the idea that most bigots are just ignorant or misguided
This is false
Bigots are bigots because they were socialized to be bigots, because it is easier to be a bigot than to confront that bigotry, and because they benefit from being bigots