White Girl Writes Black Friend, Saying Her Dad Forbade Her From Attending Birthday Party Because Of Race | Roland Martin Reports

White Girl Writes Black Friend, Saying Her Dad Forbade Her From Attending Birthday Party Because Of Race

Source: Tobias Salinger / New York Daily News

This Tennessee girl got a gift-wrapped lesson in bigotry for her 10th birthday.

Harmony Jones, who is black, invited a white friend to her party on Friday night in Memphis, but the child received a stunning magic marker note in response: Her friend’s dad wouldn’t let her attend because of the birthday girl’s race,WREG-TV reported.

“Maby [SIC] I will not be able to come to your birthday sleepover, because my dad will not let me go because you are black,” the unidentified child wrote in blue, green and pink.

“Not trying to be races [SIC], but my mom let me go,” she added. “Happy birthday!”

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