Anonymous asked:Don't you think the term "POC" is racist? I mean, they lump non white people in a group, erasing their cultures and individualities.
It’s an umbrella term that’s only racist on tumblr because it’s associated with evil social justice warriors by people who only noticed the terms use when they got onto tumblr. “People of Color” has been around for a long time, it’s modern use has been around for decades.
It’s mind-boggling because I hear how bad it is to use umbrella terms like people of color from these people, and how it’s erasure, but I don’t see them referring to individuals any time soon. Here you have people using umbrella terms that lumps non white people together that no one has a problem with including the blacks, minorities, and non-white, what you’re using right now anon while trying to say that people of color is racist.
Here’s the run down and explanations on the term:
At the end of the day, the term is a political identity meant to deal with U.S. racial politics.
Anonymous asked:hey it's kind of important to notice that in that last post, using the hashtag #autismspeaks is an incredibly shitty thing to do b/c autism speaks in and of itself is an incredibly shitty organization