Someone told me that racism didn’t have a damn thing to do with Freddie Gray’s murder because the mayor of Baltimore was black. You’d guess right that kind of racist thinking came from someone who voted for Trump, but this idea that diversity protects you from racism/sexism/etc is prevalent across the board:
I have never had great love for Hillary. But lord if she didn't surround herself with capable and smart Black women in 2016.
— Imani Gandy (@AngryBlackLady) April 1, 2017
Tokenism can’t fix our problems. It’s not about getting a seat at the table, it’s about smashing the damn table.