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Is it Right for Me to Speak?

Is it Right for Me to Speak?

White women have to tread carefully in feminist circles, be it in online activism or in feminist scholarship. Whiteness is such a potent privilege that internalized white supremacy is rampant, especially when left unchecked. White women who engage in feminist praxis must constantly re-evaluate what they have been taught and how they are responding to information that they learn within anti-racism communities. Such self-reflection is crucial as a white person who wants to be a feminist voice because white fragility is racial violence.