“Hate” is the most useless framing that minimizes what is clearly far-right white supremacist violence organized and facilitated by elected officials, courts, police and media, carried out by ppl organized or inspired by armed militia orgs. “Hate” obscures the labor involved.
A few years ago, this would lead to an advertiser boycott and Fox pulling Carlson temporarily, but now? Fox News knows exactly what they’re putting on the air and advertisers know exactly who they’re supporting. Republicans have mainstreamed KKK rhetoric. This is America.
Someone needs to hear this; just because you dated or are friends with a person of color does not mean you know or are aware of the intricacies within the community and can fully speak on the matters to be addressed!
1. So today I want to write a thread I've been nervous to write.
In January and February, according to CDC data, 42% of ppl who died of Covid were vaccinated.
It's possible that in the near future, a MAJORITY of people dying of Covid may be vaccinated.
Reach out to the Utah Board of Education to let them know you appreciate the memorandum, and invite them to stand against reactive efforts to suppress speech in Utah schools. I'm emailing them tomorrow.