Don’t Talk to Me About Racism if You Don’t Know Earth, Wind & Fire’s Catalog

It’s time for a musical litmus test for enlightenment

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If White people can’t bother to invest in Black culture at the level of a few EWF songs, how can you expect to make any real headway with them about social justice? If they don’t know the opening guitar strains of “Shining Star,” do you really want to make time to dig up your trauma for their understanding?

Writer and poet holding down Columbus, Ohio

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