I Don’t Identify As Black

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Jeffrey Kass with friends at Black Cowboys of Colorado event
Image: Author’s Photograph

As a white-skinned Jewish guy, I get asked at least once every few months, “Why do you like Black people so much?”

While it’s an inherently racist question, and indeed nobody ever pondered the quantity of my white friends, most people who ask aren’t consciously racist.



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Jeffrey Kass

Jeffrey Kass

Named by Medium as Top Writer on Racism, Diversity, Education and Parenting | Speaker on Race and Society | Award-Winning Author| Latest Book: The Rona Diaries