a nice idea about working together

One of the sad issues about minority groups is that we are all trying to struggle out from underneath the controlling blanket of oppression and discrimination.
Whether we are women, black, disabled people, are mentally ill, trans, working class/poor etc.
And in our struggle we never ally. Never. That is our failing. (Roughseas on Dead Wild Roses)

The Arbourist has a post worth reading on systematic racism, linked to above. I particularly like the last part where he responds to some of the common criticisms levelled against Black Lives Matter.

Imagine my surprise when I got to the end of the post to find the sensible-sounding comment above. People in different oppressed groups should work together to bring changes to society. What a nice idea!

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