I’m sorry you felt snubbed by the Trump article.
Want to know another group of people who hated my article? Trump supporters. I shamed them by uncovering their shame. “This article is insulting!” was the gist of many messages I got from them.
This may be too vulnerable a question — don’t feel like you have to answer — but what was painful about reading my article? We have pushed this conversation to my privilege, and my problematic behavior, but now this conversation about race has become entirely about me and my point of view. And, isn’t that part of the problem, that it’s always about the white person’s point of view?
When you read my article, did you feel ignored? Do you feel like if Trump supporters are afforded more dignity, you will be afforded less?
Also, you said you hoped I composed myself. I assume you felt angry at me for crying. Why?