— (via neapple)
When it comes to justice for brown/black people and those in resistance to the white capitalist order, attempts at appealing the inconstituonality of their actions to white supremacists fall on deaf ears since the constituon was made to assure this order
can you say Thomas Jefferson and everyone of his co signers of the declaration of so called independence. yeah independence for who ?
Not so fun fact: those signers were so hounded by the fact that they kept slaves that many of them bent over backwards to justify keeping slaves, including pointing out cranial structures and cultural differences. They were claiming black people to be subhuman so that they could claim they wanted freedom while still keeping slaves.
Fetishizers and racists love to argue that if you find someone sexually attractive, aesthetically pleasing, or have lust for them; you “are not racist”.
Quite the contrary, lusting someone because of a fetish means that you do not see them as human; merely a play you for your sexual fantasies. It is dehumanizing. The object of lust can easily be replaced by anyone who looks similar and their happiness is not needed as long as yours it guaranteed.
Usually when people ask how a racist can have sex with someone of another race I use this very example of the slave/master complex.
-Susie the moderator