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Racism is Alive and Well in the Gay Community
YW Boston Blog
Last Thursday, May 16, a group of seventh graders on a field trip to the Museum of Fine Arts were the subject of unacceptable acts of discrimination by museum staff and patrons. Institutions in Boston continue to struggle when recognizing their part in perpetuating racism within the city. Whether it be at work, within retail stores or at the baseball stadium, people of color continue to report experiencing microaggressions and racism in Boston. In those instances when their experiences receive high-profile media attention, organizations go through a round of public apologies and a promise to engage in open conversations. After the attention dies down, it seems like many institutions go back to business as usual. YW Boston is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. Our mission has put us at the forefront of advancing racial and gender equity for over years.
Heather Heyer was years-old when a car driven by a white supremacist was driven into her and a crowd of other counter-demonstrators. For a country built in the time of slavery, this is not surprising, but some signs of racism in America are more blatant than others:. A higher proportion of white Americans believe they have touched a ghost than those who believe black people experience discrimination. If I say negro or black boy, or slave, if those people cannot take those kind of words and [not be offended] then Martin Luther King Jr hasn't done his job yet. The New York Post actually thought this cartoon, published the month after Barack Obama's inauguration, was a good idea.
It has never been easy. However, not since the first Post-Reconstruction era have the civil rights, civil liberties, basic citizenship, and very humanity of African Americans been under such withering and open assault by the leader our federal government.
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