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‘My Karen Translator’ Explains Racism to White Women

Earlier this year, after weeks of messages from White women asking for reassurances that they were indeed allies, Jodi-Ann Burey vented in a group iMessage.

She had been contacted by people she hadn’t heard from in years — including a White woman who didn’t even reach out after knowing Burey had cancer and couldn’t walk.

According to a report in OneZero from Hope King, Her friends half-jokingly suggested a sort of customer support for racism: a Karen Translator.

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Dave Gershgorn

Dave Gershgorn

Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.