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Fri Nov 8, 2019, 05:09 AM

18. Sounds as if you have a lot of problems going on in your life

And youíre somehow targeting me to deflect from them.

If you really want to have a discussion about anti-Black discrimination, white supremacy and the impact of belonging to particular racial groupings in this country, Iím all fine with that.

However, I must inform you that whatever position I take, it will only be made in a general sense and will have little to do with me as an individual. I will only clarify that, as a Black man living in America, that impact only affects me as member of a group.

I have noted many times before that I do retain certain privileges. As a married, straight male, as someone whoís relatively fit and other things like having a steady income and a roof over my head. But none of that has any bearing on the fact that I belong to a group in this country that has always been subjected to various forms of racial and political oppression, institutional discrimination, violent attacks by members of the white majority and so forth.

If youíre going to insist about making such a discussion all about you and your problems, Iím simply going to wonder why I should care.

Edit: If youíre really thinking about killing yourself, I strongly urge you to get off the internet to attack me and seek professional help for yourself. I am not your own problems.

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