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OPINION: Before You Text Me, Your Black Friend… Don’t.

An Open Letter to My Non-Black Friends, but White Folks Especially

by Robert Babs


PLEASE DON’T MESSAGE ME ABOUT HOW BAD YOU FEEL AND HOW YOU’RE “THERE FOR ME” IN ALL OF THIS MADNESS

When it comes to the many difficulties life relentlessly throws at us, we all process and grieve differently. Over several hours, early on a Saturday morning, seated at my dining table, I did some thinking. Then I did some crying. Then wrote some words, which may have included more crying, but not as much. Continue reading OPINION: Before You Text Me, Your Black Friend… Don’t.