@ApollonTweets Thank you for this. I work in a school and because of your tweet I just purchased a pack of TruColor… https://t.co/L8G8qzJRqs
— Michael Parker West (@Michael Parker West)
Speaking to CBS, Apollon said that recognition of the tweet had been "heartwarming and humbling" and he hopes that it can help create further discussions.
It's been heartwarming and humbling to recognise that this has helped give voice to the feeling of racial exclusion that so many people of colour, not just in the United States, but around the world feel.
We can all work together to create a better society if we just start with calming our defensiveness when others express a feeling of exclusion, and then just listen.