vent, anti-blackness 

It's illuminating when people use terms coined as anti-black dogwhistles as legitimate language of cultural critique ("cancel culture," ironic uses of "woke," "cancel," and other AAVE terms). There's zero daylight between the coinage of those usages and terms like "SJW" or "snowflake"

The phrase "cancel culture" came straight from the fox news-ish sphere of fascist influence to dismiss black critiques of fascism, and it spread from there to other racist or credulous whites.

vent, anti-blackness 

It doesn't make it any better that people "don't know" that the words they're using are anti-black dogwhistles. That only means that the media environment they engage in is pervasively anti-black, but they don't have the political consciousness to inure themselves against racist propagandizing. Obviously that doesn't make it feel any better. I don't feel safe around people who uncritically absorb ideas adjacent to shitheads who despise black people, even if it's unintended.

vent, anti-blackness 

Tbh it's not really even the anti-black terms themselves that are the worst part. The worst part is that the "sincere" use of anti-black terms reveals how ideas rooted in racism gain legitimacy as "reasonable" beliefs spouted by "nice" people who aren't very emotionally invested in hating black people but somehow find their minds full of anti-black bullshit.

vent, anti-blackness 

There's a certain dominant media cauldron of white moderates who take fascist greivance at face value, launder it by stripping out the most blatant dogwhistles, and continue to amplify racist ideas using more palatable rhetoric.

If someone uncritically forms their worldview based on such media, learns to excise anti-black terms from their vocabulary one-by-one, but does nothing to change their media consumption habits...I'm not sure that person actually ends up less racist.

@oya@ubuntu.buzz nyah, she could have fun doing that-nya. We don't want her to have fun

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