White America ought to know “guilty until proven innocent” is nothing new

Cry foul when and where it counts

Trump stood at a podium with rambling gestures and said:

Those one-sided words are a racist hypocrisy by Donald Trump.

Because assigning guilt to the innocent is the ruling way of white supremacy.

On the balance of justice, white supremacy has never removed its dense and damning fingers from the flimsy scales.

And for women, it’s patriarchy that says the women — with credible allegations against men — are “guilty until proven innocent.”

This insidious narrative belies how false accusations surround and seize certain people more than others.

And to white supremacy and patriarchy I say — welcome to the world you created.

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