‘Not Racist’ Is Not Enough: Putting In The Work To Be Anti-Racist


August 25, 2020

Even white supremacists don’t want to be called racist.

Which might explain why, for people dedicated to fighting racism, simply saying you’re “not racist” doesn’t feel like quite enough. To effectively defeat systemic racism — racism embedded as normal practice in institutions like education and law enforcement — you’ve got to be continually working towards equality for all races, striving to undo racism in your mind, your personal environment and the wider world.