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The fact that about half of America’s voters voted for Donald Trump, whose racism is well-documented, should probably surprise no one.

And Black people are, by and large, not surprised. As for White people, Marley K. writes on ZORA, while now might feel like a moment to try to understand, to try to apologize, to try to justify, to try to be heard… maybe it’s really just a good time to quiet down:

I like to call weeks like these “I wish a motherfucker would” weeks. During times like these, Black folks cannot and will not tolerate the usual bullshit…

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