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Every Friday for more than two years, The Root has responded to reader emails and comments. Last week, it only replied to one.

In a powerful piece of writing, Michael Harriot responds to a teacher who feels that “the rhetoric has grown increasingly anti-white, especially from the black community.” The email is long, but here’s the gist:

I think you should be careful to make a distinction between racist white people and the rest like most people know the difference between a good black person and a bad black person.

Harriot’s response is almost certainly the best thing you’ll read today.