Suni Reyes
Jan 5 · 3 min read

Janet White, 35, a marketing expert, has always managed to keep racist and non-racist friends in her life. Impressively, all throughout elementary school, middle school, high school, college, during the Bush administration and even during the Obama administration.

When we asked if any of her friends voted for Trump, she replied “I’ve always been able to talk with my racist friends about anything and everything. But surprisingly, I cannot tell you which one of them actually voted for him”.

During the 2016 Presidential campaign, she was thriving.

“I was actually in Europe, doing a backpack trip with some of my racist friends, so I was mostly fine.”

But something happened when she got back to the U.S in 2018, two years after the Presidential campaign was over.

“I noticed that the news were full of articles and reports about immigrants. Apparently, immigrants were taking over the Mexico-US border??”

She loves Mexican food, so this was very disturbing for her.

“I’ve always supported Taco Tuesday. And also, I had just brought my Swedish immigrant boyfriend with me, through the airport, (they met during her European backpack trip) so I really didn’t understand what was going on with the Mexican immigrants at the border…”

She told us this while in line at a bar in her gentrified neighborhood of Queens on Margarita Monday.

Janet felt bad that she couldn’t really do anything about the immigrant news she was being bombarded with.

“But I thought, maybe if I shared these immigrants news on my social media, I could create some awareness?” We asked her which ones she shared, and she told us “I shared the one about immigrant children being separated from their families at the border, immigrant children being put in cages, immigrant children and teenagers being abused at detention centers, immigrant children dying while in border patrol’s custody…honestly, any immigrant news I could get my hands on, I shared it! I just wanted my racist friends to be aware of what was happening, and I don’t know, maybe not vote for Trump again in 2020? They all have cleaning ladies so I figured they’d care”.

They didn’t.

She noticed that her racist friends started to have brunch without her, didn’t invite her to birthday parties and some even unfriended her on Facebook. One of them was Sarah, her childhood best racist friend from Connecticut.

“I just couldn’t take it anymore! All of her statuses where about immigrants!”, ‘Keep immigrant families together’, ‘Tell Congress to not build the wall!’ ‘Donate to this organization fighting for asylum seekers’. It’s like go get a manicure or something! Self care, you know?” said Sarah (no last name).

Even her Aunt Lynette offered her two cents.

“I’ve worked very hard to have the life I have today. I don’t need these poor brown families to come and take my air fryer away from me! Also, I voted for Obama, so I’m not racist!”

So in order to bring some normalcy back into her life, and to keep her racist friends and family members happy, she promised them that she will no longer share immigrant news, no matter how tragic they were. It is reported that Janet had a great summer and is looking forward to the holiday season.

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