Problem is, you’re engaging in “whataboutism”. It doesn’t matter what others did that was wrong. What does matter is one’s correcting of one’s own shortcomings.

After everything that we whites did (and continue to do today) to blacks, the cost of one freaking word is a very small price to pay indeed. Let it go.

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