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Dear White Friends:

Please don’t make this about you. Of all the things this is about (racism, murder, injustice, inequality, and so much more), our whiteness is not the problem. The problem is deeply rooted in the fact that from our country’s very beginning, people with darker skin have never been regarded as people.

Slavery was never abolished in our country, we just changed the terms. Our sordid past…