Lion's Roar

Liberation: It’s All or Nothing

NO ONE WHO HAS EVER touched liberation could possibly want anything other than liberation for all. But obscuring the path of liberation for us all is race. When I say race, I mean ethnicity and heritage and skin color and all of those things that we have conflated into the concept of race for hundreds of years. In this country, white supremacy and hindrance from liberation are one and the same thing.

We have to begin by recognizing that the construct of white supremacy is an illness. I don’t wish it on anyone—not on myself, and

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