Public Philosophy Journal 3 (1):12 (2020)

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Myisha Cherry
University of California, Riverside
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Being aware of social injustices can cause existential and mental pain; comes with a burden; and may impede a flourishing life. However, I shall argue that this is not a reason to despair or to choose to be willfully ignorant. Rather, it’s a reason to conclude that being conscious is not enough. Rather, during times of oppression, resisters must also prioritize well-being. One way to do this is by extending what I refer to as solidarity care. I begin by providing an account of solidarity care. I then offer pragmatic ways in which one can extend solidarity care to others. I conclude by responding to two possible worries
Keywords solidarity  care ethics  social justice  black lives matter  audre lorde  self care  allies
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Faith in Humanity.Ryan Preston-Roedder - 2013 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 87 (3):664-687.
Care Ethics.Maureen Sander-Staudt - 2011 - In James Fieser & Bradley Dowden (eds.), Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

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