Am I Racist?

Lorelai Parks
5 min readFeb 2, 2022

Not looking for validation, just asking myself questions.

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I think people who know me would generally consider me as anti-racist. I am always trying to raise awareness of indigenous rights and issues in Canada and to learn more about my Metis culture. I attended the Black Lives Matter protest in our city back in 2020. I repeatedly call out racist behavior, and ask people to question their beliefs and bring awareness to a systemic racism…