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How to Stop Racist Tone Policing Online

Correcting language instead of responding to an argument reflects a much deeper hierarchy of superiority

Serena Williams with tournament referee Brian Earley at the 2018 US Open Tennis Tournament on September 8th, 2018 in Flushing, Queens, New York City. Photo: Tim Clayton/Corbis Sport/Getty Images

“You don’t need to get all worked up over this.” “You’re too angry for me to understand the point you’re making.” “Calm down.”

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Naomi Day

Naomi Day

Speculative fiction and Afrofuturist writer. Software engineer. US-based; globally oriented. I think and write about building new worlds.

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