It’s time for us to get uncomfortable.
Actually, it’s well past time.
As white people, we need to be actively looking our bias and complicity in the eye—and educating ourselves, holding ourselves responsible, and participating in activism.
Emmanuel Acho is a former NFL linebacker. As a way to advocate for the Black Lives Matter movement, he’s created an Instagram series called “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man.”
In one episode, he has an “uncomfortable conversation” with Matthew McConaughey about whiteness, blackness, privilege, and racial injustice.