We’re not here to talk about what White people do!

But your third sentence was:

A lot of White people simply don’t know how to do anything tactfully, because they never have to be tactful.

Now I am on the defensive immediately because you are very clearly saying one thing, then claiming another and framing it a context that my “lack of understanding” is offensive. This is where the break down occurs. Now I feel as if I don’t parrot certain key terminology or phrases I will be closed out. I am in fact already anxious about engaging with you because your comments read as if your default position is that I am a racist and I must prove that I am not, which is really the crux of my original comment.

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