Black Friends. How many of us have them?

75% Of White people do not have Black friends.

81% of White Evangelicals voted for the current president.

The majority of Black People who did not vote for the current president saw a campaign of racism and continue to wonder “what were White people thinking?”

Many White people are uncomfortable talking about race. When they hear of NFL players kneeling in protest against systemic racism, they say “what are Black people thinking?” In their hearts they feel colorblind. Being called racist is the greatest offense. They are certain they are not racist and do not condone racism.

Their other White friends have to confirm this because…….

75% Of White People do not have Black friends.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2014/08/25/three-quarters-of-whites-dont-have-any-non-white-friends/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.b1f07fc42ba6

Author: deborahmasten

faith. race. justice. joy. storytelling hostage. writing a path to freedom.

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