an army of “Amys” loo…e the store manager because one of their employees has been trailing Black people around the store? What if a latte-toting “Becky” (or “Chad”) stood up to the manager as he attempts to toss Black shoppers out on the pavement? Or maybe it is as simple an army of “Amys” looking up from Facebook, Instagram, or Snapchat and pene…
Tikia K. Hamilton, Ph.D.
How do we know they haven’t? The news media and social media value exemplification and extremes, not the average. If a white person does this, wouldn’t it just be eliciting the White Savior theme? Who would call the news media about this story?
I agree that white women could contribute to redefining the cultural conditioning, but it’s a matter of everyone removing labels (including “Karen”) that negate our uniqueness. We must work together to create new norms that promote the integrity and dignity of each human being.
The light in me honors the light in you.