So-called “reverse racism“ is a thing.

But it’s a very different thing

One of the most fruitless online exchanges, on Medium and elsewhere, usually goes something like this. 1) Author says a sentence of the form “all white people are X”. 2) Commenter accuses Author of “reverse racism“, thinking she has successfully played a game of “gotcha“ 3) Author says snidely “don’t you know reverse racism is not a thing?”. 4) Commenter mentally accuses author of playing “Calvinball“ i.e. a game in which the author can change the rules whenever she wants, insuring that she always wins. Any…

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Teed Rockwell

Teed Rockwell

I am White Anglo-Saxon Protestant Male Heterosexual cisgendered over-educated able-bodied affluent and thin. Hope to learn from those living on the margins.