I Wish Racism Never Existed

I wish racism never existed. But it does. So now I have to talk about it.

Because isn’t that the beauty of life? Learning, and growing as a person? Bettering ourselves?

Welcome. I’m glad you’re here. Please read this slowly, and quiet your thoughts. You and I are friends here. Take deep breaths. Unclench your fists, loosen your jaw. Don’t think about counter-arguments while you read my sentences, don’t reply as soon as you read this. Read this twice. But please, just listen. Take another deep breath.

If you take away nothing else from this article, take this: empathy.

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