This blog resonated with a piece I was preparing myself. Worth a read!

One scenario I’ve encountered more than I’d like, as the Black acquaintance of many kind-hearted white folks waking up to the reality of racism, is the attempt to form a bond of solidarity over my personal, ongoing trauma. If that sentence seems awkward and wrong, that might be due to the clumsiness of the situation…

via We can’t commiserate — Black Girl in Maine

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