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How The “I Had a White Friend” Hashtag Took The Internet By Storm

Black people are spilling the beans about fair-weather friends

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Right now, #IHadAWhiteFriend is trending on Twitter, and some of the responses might be pretty shocking for White people. So, as with any trend, you're probably wondering who rolled the…




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Allison Gaines

Allison Gaines

Womanist Scholar ♥︎ bylines @ Zora, Level, Momentum, GEN, EICCultured, AfroSapiophile, CoFounder of #WEOC ☕️

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