According to a study released by the Public Religion Research Institute, whites in America have an average of one black friend compared to blacks having 8 white friends.
An incredibly moving video is making its rounds across the internet.
Two young black women use notecards to discuss their parallel struggles with abuse, depression and suicide; and how they found inspiration and strength through friendship, faith and love.
Growing up, my grandmother always told me to be careful who i let into my circle. Then, i didn’t understand why she was so intent on keeping me away from those “fast-tailed” girls in her neighborhood. The immediate result of my social isolation was that i was teased for being “too stuck up” or thinking that i was “too good” to hang out with them. The lasting result was that i am now extremely guarded.
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