Black woman (in person):
|Hey, sometimes you communicate in a way that reinforces racist structures.
White woman(in person):
Black woman (in writing):
|Hey, sometimes you communicate in a way that reinforces racist structures. Let me tell you about my experience as a woman of color in a thorough, thoughtful and calm letter and connect some our issues to a larger historical narrative.
|Dismisses structural problem. Takes a page out of the How To Silence a Woman of Color Handbook and commences to remark on the status of black woman's mental health, calls her angry, won't "indulge" said black woman in a conversation about her own lived experience, reduces her lived experience to a "summer book reading list" all in the same breath she insists that she is an ally.