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Tineka Smith on microaggression and continuing the BLM conversation

Mid Morning Mix // Community// Politics // June 18, 2020


  • "If you really cared about me and the struggles of Black people, why would you even
  • want to say that word? Why are we even having this discussion?" 

- Tineka Smith, talking about the discussions she's had with people about the 'N-word'


Tineka Smith talks to Katt Cullen on the Mid Morning Mix about microaggression, the 'N-word', and the importance of creating a cultural shift...


  • Image: Tineka Smith marches through the streets of Geneva on the Black Lives Matter peaceful protest in June 2020. 
  • Her sign reads: "That's not a chip on my shoulder. That's your knee on my neck."

  • Image: Another sign held by a protester at the Geneva BLM protest reads "I understand that I'll never understand, but I stand."


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