Prioritizing White Comfort Over Black Pain: One Year Later

Ralinda Watts
5 min readMay 25, 2021

Today, is exactly a year to the date that we all bore witness to the murder of George Floyd. In the months that immediately followed there seemed to be a sense of urgency by white people to lean into learning about systemic racism, including leaning into the work of anti-racism.

However, on this anniversary, there is a growing sentiment of an aversion when…

Ralinda Watts

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