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We Can’t Be Friends if You Ignore My Blackness

You don’t get to disrespect me and still keep me

A confident Black woman standing against a prairie-like background.
Photo: Btihal Remli/Getty Images

We’re not friends.

There. I said it.

You and I are not friends anymore, and in the deepest parts of me, I wonder if we ever were.




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Victoria Meléndez

Victoria Meléndez

Spirituality | Racial Justice | Friendship

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