1001 Black Men #797

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The psychological defense mechanism called projection –  when one accuses someone of having traits they refuse to acknowledge in themselves – may also explain why white people fear violence from Black people. Instead of acknowledging the past and present forms of violence Black people have suffered at the hands of whites, it is projected onto the victims themselves.

–A. Moore, “8 Reasons Why White People Fear Black People


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