In America, there are no “good white people” and there are no “well-intentioned white people.” But, they can become something better.

Sun Yung Shin
3 min readJun 22, 2020

“Whiteness is a metaphor for power.” — James Baldwin

I’m tired of hearing about “well-intentioned white people.” I’ve started to ask myself what that really means when white people say that, often with a…

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Sun Yung Shin

MAT, MFA. Writer, poet, editor, bodyworker, gardener. She/they. Author or editor of nine books, plus three forthcoming in 2024 and 2025. www.sunyungshin.com