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This whole article is a macro-aggression against healthy human interaction. The conclusions you're jumping to are simply far fetched. Clutching your purse when seeing someone you find intimidating has to do with your experiences with people from that group. This is how all of us live our lives- our senses are there for a reason, and if they light up, dismissing them could place you in danger. Rather than attacking white people for feeling scared, ask the uncomfortable question- has the target community provided sufficiant reasons to justify fear? But blaming the victim as at the heart of this article.
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