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[QUICKIE] “10 Ways I Can Actively Reject My White Privilege”?!

Was browsing around Twitter and I came across this lovely photo. So let’s tackle it, shall we?

1. Take up minimal space during anti-racism dialogues and protests.

If you mean physical space, that’s a given. But if you’re talking in terms of “shut the fuck up when we’re telling you about your privilege”, uhhh…no. I’m also anti-racism, but it appears that people have a hard time believing that I as a white male could be as such. And even if I was, I’d still have to keep my mouth shut, because y’know…privilege.

2. Stop contributing to gentrification and calling it “urban development”.

Gentrification is defined as “the process of renovating and improving a house or district so that it conforms to middle-class taste”. So basically you’re saying stop making shitty places look better? Um…even though I don’t partake in gentrification…no. Because I’m a clean freak and I don’t like shitty looking things.

Now if we’re talking taking an already fine area and making it better just so real estate prices can go up and I can make a few more dollars, then I am on the same page with you. Because that is some real bullshit and it goes on where I live. There are less and less places for people to live who don’t make $50,000 a year and up. That is absolute bullshit.

3. Listen when people call you on your microaggressions.

Stop using that term, along with “mansplaining” and other bullshit. It’s old, no one cares anymore. And by the way, I won’t listen when someone just starting screaming at me because of the colour of my skin and the gender I am. That sounds sexist/racist.

4. Never invite people of colour to the table for the sake of claiming diversity.

So then…what’s affirmative action?

5. Refrain from using your non-white friends as your “urban dictionary”.

What kind of people are you hanging out with? Because I have friends of different races, genders, religions, cultures, etc., and they all talk with the same vocabulary as the rest of us.

6. Stop lifting up non-confrontational people of colour as examples of what POC activism should be.

As soon as major news outlets finally start saying that damaging property, assaulting innocent civilians and being all-around shitty people to those who have nothing to do with what the protests are about, sure I’ll stop.

But until then, I will continue to act on the basis that you defeat bad ideas with more speech, not hatred and calls for violence.

7. Call your friends, family and co-workers out on racism, even if a POC isn’t in the room.

I already do that, as should everyone else. That’s the first good thing on this list so far. But then again, what does this have to do with my privilege? Shouldn’t this be something we all do, regardless of the colour of our skin?

8. Understand that all anti-racism work doesn’t look the same and advocate accordingly.

Again, I do that. I call out the violent protesters like #BlackLivesMatter has become, as well as ANTIFA. I call out the protesters who are using false information, anecdotal evidence and downright lying in order to push their agenda. The people that have the right ideas with good intentions, they’re not the ones I’m against.

9. Realize that all discussions about race aren’t for you. And be okay with it.

It makes it sound like I attach myself to every conversation out there. I don’t get involved in anything that has nothing to do with me, it’s actually really easy to do so. But still, to take this as straight as possible, the second you say “it’s not for you”, you’re essentially outcasting me and since this whole list has to do with me being white, that in turn has made this racist.

10. Recognize that you’re still racist. No matter what.

So let me get this straight. The person who made this says that because I am a white male, I am automatically a racist. How does that not come off as racist as well?

I am not a racist and I know I am not a racist. I don’t need to explain why, nor should I have to. To call me racist, you have to give proof that I am, not the other way around. We need to stop pushing this narrative that white people are racist and you cannot be racist to white people. Racism has nothing to do with power, it is simply the act of doing something bad to another person on the basis of their race. It is a colorblind definition, plain and simple.

So that was fun, glad I got that off my chest. I went into this knowing that it was going to be silly, after all anytime the words “white privilege” are used in a sentence, I pretty much go in with the assumption that I’m about to read some pretty racist shit.

This fight has gotten so comical, my body is hurting internally from laughing. Everything is racist now, everything is sexist, everything is something negative. We have no outlook on the positives anymore, we apparently only get by through getting people upset about stuff. We don’t need to rally against something all the time, we actually can enjoy our time on this planet once in a while by just thinking “You know what? It’s not that bad here.”, which by the way…IT’S NOT THAT BAD HERE!!!

I’d certainly take this bullshit over living in North Korea.

Saturday Morning Rant: EVERYONE CAN BE RACIST!!!

Hey, that’s a really nice Tweet. Seems like someone’s really trying to be level-headed as this insanely stupid election is going to come to a close…

Oh fuck you!

This is going to be THE rant that gets me into trouble, I’m sure of it. I’ve written articles about sexuality and anime boobs a’plenty, but this is the one that will probably piss someone off real hard here. Now whether they comment just based on the title of this rant or actually read the article is another thing. Cause you know how good SJWs are at reading.

So I briefly talked about the U.S. election on Wednesday (here) and I vented a little bit about various things. One thing that really bothered me was Van Jones’ comment on CNN, calling the election results a “white lash”, essentially saying that the reason Donald Trump is the new President of the United States of America, is because of racism. Nothing more, nothing less. The flurry of Tweets from the moment Trump was looking like the winner, to the moment I’m writing this article and will likely be like this for a long time to come, they came in over and over again with an endless barrage of how racist white people are.

“Fuck you, white people.”

“White people need to die.”

“Revenge is coming for you, white people.”

So wait…we’re the racist ones here? It’s okay to lump me into a small group of white folks who are racist and because of the colour of my skin, it’s okay to say that I should die, whether it be by my own hands or the hands of the “minorities”? That isn’t a racist thing at all to say? It’s not racist to say that white people should die and that it might be by the hands of the people who share the same skin colour as you? Because black people can’t be racist right?


How fucking stupid do you have to be to actually think that you or a certain race of people cannot be racist?! How is that even possible?! How many brain cells did you lose to have a thought that fucking insane?!

I will give you this. Here’s one definition of racism:

“a belief or doctrine that inherent differences among the varioushuman racial groups determine cultural or individual achievement,usually involving the idea that one’s own race is superior and has theright to dominate others or that a particular racial group is inferior to the others.” 

That I can completely understand. This has been true for years and years pertaining to the elite white class (which I’m not a member of, by the way! I’m no rich boy!) who have believed forever that they are better than everyone else in the world.

However…there’s also this definition:

hatred or intolerance of another race or other races.”

What the fuck do you think an endless supply of quotes from people of various non-white races saying that white people are a cancer, white people should just die, what the fuck do you think that is, folks? I’ll give you a second to guess…


I’m not saying that as a white person, I’m under attack more than other races. I’m not going to lie and tell you that I’m going to work and the couple of black guys that work with me are saying shit to me, giving me weird looks, all that shit. Under no circumstances will I ever say to a black person’s face that they are not treated differently compared to white people, on average. I cannot say that with a straight face. Black, Latino, Asian, Muslim, Female. You are treated in some ways differently than I am, I do not pretend it doesn’t happen. But for you to pretend that white people are incapable of being attacked racially, that’s absolutely fucking ridiculous.

Every single race is capable of being racist and every single race is capable of being a victim of racism. Do not think otherwise. We are all human beings, we are all together on this. Instead of getting mad at a certain kind of person, why don’t we treat everyone with the same attitude. If they say something insensitive, call them out on it. If a white person says something racist, say something. If a black person says something racist, say something. If a man says something sexist, say something. If a woman says something sexist, say something.

It’s not that hard folks, intolerance is worldwide, anyone is capable of it.