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“The burden of Black trauma is one that I simply can’t share with most of my co-workers, no matter how much they profess their allyship. Because on a regular day, those allies are nowhere to be found.”

In “Office Allies Can’t Cushion the Blow of Yet Another Black Murder,” The Only Black Guy In the Office grapples with the solitary feeling of coping with a traumatic news cycle, especially in a year that has seen the lives of Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, George Floyd, and many others cut short by police killings.




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