Mikki Kendall @Karnythia I always forget that people think majority white areas in the US happened organically Or that the majority white population is an accident 7217 714 PM 187 Retweets 354 Likes 10 Mikki Kendall @Karnythia 1h Replying to @Karnythia Quick & dirty history lesson without restrictive housing covenants & sundown towns & lynching & race barriers to immigration? Well Mikki Kendall@Karnythia 1h The US as a whole would look a lot like Chicago POC populations would be higher the country would be majority POC 40 Mikki Kendall @Karnythia 1h Throw in the attempted genocide of Indigenous nations & the stealing of their lands & you start to get an idea of how the US got this way 2 1 36 Mikki Kendall@Karnythia 1h Now this is why I get so annoyed at the myth that the US was ever a white country It wasn't Stolen lands stolen people on those lands 4 m 47 113 Mikki Kendall @Karnythia 1h Thousands of racist attempts to make it a white country later all that shit did was delav the inevitable Mikki Kendall @Karnythia 1h Thousands of racist attempts to make it a white country later all that shit did was delay the inevitable Rome wasn't all white either n31 O 82 Mikki Kendall @Karnythia 1h In fact one of the ways that imperialism & colonization ends up playing out is that eventually the Other outnumbers the colonizer 10 34 V 77 Mikki Kendall @Karnythia 1h And hey if you built your economy on taking resources from the people you marginalized while building a myth of opportunity? We want in 2 28 O 76 Mikki Kendall @Karnythia 1h Sooner or later? This is what marginalized people have to say Welcome to this stage! odinsblog odinsblog jazminsthoughts A short lesson from @karnythia I feel like even if this wasn’t a majority white country white supremacy would still definitely function in a way that preserves itself Bringing this back because redlining isn’t just some old-time practice from the past Redlining is still going on today In 2018 Banks are currently turning away qualified black homebuyers from affluent white neighborhoods Banks are still denying home loans to black people with excellent credit when we try to buy in mostly white neighborhoods Video httpsyoutubeAqaCsJXUehQ It’s organized institutional racism Banks will give huge home loans to poorly qualified white people to gentrify historically black neighborhoods but not the other way around Meme

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