There’s a difference between “romanticizing mental illness” and “letting mentally ill people know they aren’t wrong or broken”, as well as between saying “education doesn’t matter” and “your academic ability or lack thereof doesn’t define you and failure doesn’t condemn your future”.

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Unfriendly reminder that in America it’s reasonable to say an unarmed black kid deserved to be shot six times because he might have robbed a convenience store, but a white kid shouldn’t be kicked off the high school football team just because he violently raped a girl.

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