1. Heard and agreed. Although:

Ex #1 - A White woman says: "I don't like the service in this restaurant. I think I'm going to speak to the manager."

Alternate Outcome: she is blogged about and reviled as a "Karen."

2. Heard and agreed.

3. Heard and agreed. It's insane that anyone over the age of two would touch another person's hair without permission, as if they were an exhibit in a "can touch museum."

4. Heard and agreed. There is nothing more cringe and condescending as a non-black person affecting what they think is a "black accent" when speaking to a black person. It makes my brain hot with contact shame.

5. Heard and agreed. I feel sorry for your friend that his girlfriend said that.

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