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White Men Make Me Uncomfortable

At least, strangers do

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash

I called an Uber to take me home from work today. When I was matched with a driver, I glanced at the profile photo so I would recognize him. He appeared to be a White man. I felt, not quite afraid, but slightly uncomfortable.

I’ve taken Ubers before, and every other time the drivers have been men, but not White. I never felt that odd nervous…

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