Explaining American Racism to My Romanian Friends

My European friends are asking difficult questions about what’s happening back in the States

Brian Abbey
Oct 5, 2020 · 8 min read
Photo by Arthur Edelman on Unsplash

It’s nearing the end of summer and I’m sitting at a coffee shop off Ştefan cel Mare in Iași with my friend, Adrian. We’re chatting when he shifts the topic to the protests in the US and the BLM movement. He sips his cappuccino…