Segregation is about public space.
It’s about the way we use our land.

It’s about realizing this white woman doesn’t understand that the reason she never saw black folks swimming is because there were people in power who made policies that intentionally kept us away from them.

Tamika Butler, in her talk about racism and public space, at the anne niles active transportation lecture for portland state university’s initiative for bicycle & pedestrian innovation.

read more: bikeportland, 13.11.17

(via citymaus)

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