i’m gonna say a controversial statement:
Not all white folks are evil.
not all white folks want to see the destruction of blacks.
many realize their privilege and use it when fighting for equality.
there was a story of how marilyn monroe helped ella fitzgerald book a particular club gig.
she called the owners and told them to hire ella for a week and she’d sit front row every night.
( x read that here )
jane fonda is out here doing her thing with her privilege.
“Because we’re white, we have had privilege. Even the poorest of us have had privilege. We need to recognize that, and we have to understand what it is that keeps racism in place: the policies, redlining, banking policies, mortgage policies.” — @JaneFonda pic.twitter.com/HcQmihaF3v
— Fire Drill Fridays (@FireDrillFriday) June 1, 2020
she appeared on “the view” today and had joy behar stuttering.
jane was asked about defunding the police,
where joy thinks is problematic,
“well you and are white and this is a moment in history where we have to sit back and take our cues from movement from black lives.
its their turn to decide what they do,
how they do,
and what they name it.”
jane is 82 and has no fucks to give.
she even aligned with the black panthers back in the day.
i appreciate her fighting the good fight.
we definitely can’t fight this alone and need alliances in order to make change.
white folks need to realize black folks have suffered in this country.
we have been through a lot.
i’m tired of some white folks being so clueless about black lives and the effects of their privilege.
so when you see jane out here trying to make change,
as well as others out here protesting,
it’s very inspiring and provides hope for the future.
we need more of this and less “karens” getting upset over wearing a mask.
see more of her interview on “the view” here: