White Friends, Your Shock at Racism Isn’t Helpful
The question is: what are you doing about those feelings?
One of the issues that may come up for you on this antiracism journey, if you’re white, is that you’ll come across experiences and events related to racism that shock and surprise you. But what you may find puzzling is that when you express that shock, surprise or sorrow, your Black and Brown friends are less than welcoming.
Here’s why tha…