The “Black Friend” Playbook
Gaslighting by any other name would bite as deep
Today, I want to talk about the “Black friend” playbook. As I’ve discovered, in the wake of the murder of Asian-Americans in Atlanta, there’s an “Asian friend” playbook as well. As I mention in “A Bad Day”, it’s the same playbook.
You often hear it when people - usually white men, but I’ve heard it from white women too - are trying to: