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Telling Us to ‘Tip Our Mask’ Is Racist

We are living in a world where Black people in masks are racially profiled, but Whites with guns are not

A black man poses for the photo wearing a dark hoodie, black face mask, beanie.
Man poses for a photo wearing a black hoodie, gray beanie and a black face mask on April 28, 2020 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York. Photo: Jared Siskin/Getty Images

By now you have seen the images of heavily armed, angry White mobs storming government buildings around the country. Their overly dramatic handwritten signs are printed with sayings like…

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Danielle Moodie

Danielle Moodie

is the host of #WokeAF Daily & co-host of the podcast #democracyish. She covers all the news and happenings at the intersection of politics and pop culture.

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