Non or anti? An action question for Black History Month, and other times

“We need to accept that what hurts one of us hurts all of us.”

Have a look at this video from theguardian.com featuring Marlon James. A short video to provoke thoughts.

Are you non-racist or anti-racist? As in, are you opposed to the idea in principle, but co-exist with it without much thought, or do you actually do something about it? 

The question might make us squirm a little. It’s Black History Month, so it’s a timely question for now, but I like that this video steps beyond racism to ask the same question of other marginalized groups.

The ones facing persecution aren’t the ones that need to be brave. 

https://embed.theguardian.com/embed/video/commentisfree/video/2016/jan/13/marlon-james-are-you-racist-video

 

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About Arlene Somerton Smith

Writer, laughing thinker, miner of inspirational insights, sports fan, and community volunteer

Posted on February 6, 2016, in Arlene Smith, Arlene Somerton Smith, good faith, Inspiration, Living life to the fullest and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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