This is an imperfect attempt from a white European living in Asia to not be silent on racism.
Should I say something about racism? Yes, but I’ve hesitated. Letting everyone know over social media how appalled I am over the unjust killing of George Floyd, perhaps adding a powerful quote by Martin Luther King and then getting on with my evening just feels inauthentic. Like I’m just making sure I said something so people know that I care or that I’m some champion for justice. One African-American leader wrote this week that silence often speaks volumes and that more white people should speak up. I don’t want to be silent.Read more