Racism on social media affecting your mental health? Here are 4 things you can do to take care of yourself

Racism on social media affecting your mental health? Here are 4 things you can do to take care of yourself

I don't want to start this story with an anecdote about encountering racism online. First, which example would I choose? And second, if your social feeds are anything like mine, you probably already feel tired, angry and weighed down by the ignorance and hate towards struggles that reflect your own lived experiences. I don't need to add to the load. In her 2015 book, The Internet of Garbage, Sarah Jeong writes: "The internet is experienced completely differently by people who are visibly identifiable as a marginalised race or gender. It's a nastier, more exhausting internet, one that gets even nastier …
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