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Unity before Justice is insulting


These were the words on one of the signs held up by a member of Black Lives Matter- Grand Rapids as we protested State Violence at last Saturday's assembly dubbed '#AmINext? #4Unity'

The ideal of Racial Unity is one of USA's most pervasive mythos about itself. The idea that all races in America are seamlessly integrated into a harmonius whole. Rhetoric about unity used to silence black dissent againts State viiolence is 

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