White Lives Matter

What “White Lives Matter” means, for the few people who have yet to digest the dog whistle:

White lives may matter, but do neo-Nazi lives? Probably not very much.

“White Lives Matter” is not the uncontroversial statement that the lives of people with white skin matter. Rather, it is a reactionary rebuttal to the Black Lives Matter movement — a movement that began as a direct response to disproportionate police violence toward individuals with black and brown skin.

An actual photo of white lives mattering.

Photos courtesy of Lois Beckett from the Guardian:

Armed neo-Nazis prepare for potential clash in small Kentucky town


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