My Confession

“As a result of being a white person raised in this society, I have a racist world-view. I have deep racist biases, I have developed racist patterns, and I have investments in the system of racism because it’s served me really well. It’s helped me overcome the barriers that I do face. 

“I also have an investment in not seeing any of that for what it would suggest to me about my identity and what it would require of me. I didn’t choose any of that; I don’t feel guilty about it. It’s a result of being raised in this society in which racism is the bedrock.” – Robin DiAngelo

I’ve thought I don’t “act racist”, but I’ve failed to be an anti-racist voice, and was completely oblivious to the system that helped me while hurting others.

I need to do better. We need to do better.

Published by Sarah C. Gilbert

I help ladies eat better and workout consistently. I'm married to my high school sweetheart; we were in a long distance relationship for 8 years before getting married, and even now are still occasionally in a long distance relationship. I love sunshine/warmth, cute dogs, working out, motivational quotes, spending time with my husband, and cooking. Follow me on Instagram: @SarahGilbertFitness

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