Again, we’re discussing what it means to be white. I think we have no idea what we’re talking about.
Presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson is something different. She’s either a truth-bomb dropping hippy with a message of love or a “left-wing Trump”. Maybe both.
Despite our best intentions, the gap between the women’s movement in this country bridged by white privilege is fundamentally flawed. And we’re all guilty of it. Including myself.
While Juneteenth commemorates the day that slavery was abolished in the United States, the salient point is universal. We white folk need to recognise our hand in instituted evil.
New Zealand was supposed to be different. It was a place one could escape to when the ugliness of elsewhere overcame me. But, sadly, no-one where is different.