Cover Photo: An image of an iphone that reads "No new messages"
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The Silence of My White Friends After Atlanta

I wondered: Who was I when I first formed this friendship?

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Esther Tseng is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer who often covers the intersection of food and culture. She has contributed to The Los Angeles Times, Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Eater, Civil Eats and more. You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram via @estarla and read her other work at