The White Voice in Black Conversations

When white people decide they “know” the Black experience

stephen matlock
9 min readSep 19, 2021

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Recently I was invited into a conversation about something I’m interested in, even though I was not originally included. The topic was race (I know — quelle surprise) and the people included were white or Black. In one sense, everyone was on the same side, so to speak — everyone believed that Black…

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stephen matlock

Writer; observer; sometimes doer. Fiat justitia ruat cælum. More at stephenmatlock.com Mostly off Medium now & writing elsewhere