Empathy has a way of going over divides. Starr is giving people a window into what it is like to be a young black girl in America.
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I n her lyrical Mississippi drawl, Thomas talks without pausing to gather her thoughts for 50 minutes straight, although she must be exhausted: we meet barely five hours after she landed on her first international flight, which was itself delayed by 24 hours after a technical fault had forced the first plane to turn back. Thomas hesitates only once, her voice choking for a micro-second, as she explains what drives her to write.
In a word, says Thomas, yes. We have to be careful not to step on toes. I would ask people to be careful because bad representation is harmful. I n fact, Thomas thinks people should generally listen more, especially well-meaning white liberals fond of hashtag activism. We have been saying for decades in the black community that there have been issues when it comes to law enforcement but nobody was listening. And too many people tried to explain it away. You know, organise!
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