How To Lose a Friend Over a Racist Post

There comes a time when we can’t look the other way

“I am a Black woman. And, for me, these posts felt like a punch in the gut. They inferred that I mattered as a means of putting a candidate others wanted in office. They burdened me with making decisions that others were too selfish or lazy to make. Each post made me feel like I was more valuable as a bar on a graph than as the actual Black human walking in the world. I matter — no matter who I vote for — simply because I exist.” — Sondra Rose Marie