I Am Worried About White People

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I am worried about White people. 

It sounds condescending and patronizing. And maybe it is. But I am worried about White people. Even though my socio-political concerns on any given day are deeply embedded in the struggles African people face – on the continent, in the Diaspora, and their descendents who are hyphenated into the nations of others, I am deeply concerned about White pathology. White pathology, which makes its home where Whiteness has conquered and is privileged, which is everywhere. But especially as it manifests in the everyday White person – persons who make up our loved ones and workplaces and the society we live in and participate. 

Even when I experience a certain kind of secondary trauma of hearing and seeing the bloodshed from east to west Africa – the works of Al-Shabab and Boko Haram. Even when my heart…

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