While I get how White people can "feel" that this is their reality -- they are targets of racism -- we must not allow this perspective to drive the future of our conversations on race.
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Say the magic words and end the conversation. Say the magic words, and uncomfortable facts and figures disappear. Responsibility? Gone. Complicity? Vanquished, with a phrase.
The problem with discussing "issues of race," is that it dummies down the issue of racism to an individual level, when the real problem is at the macro level.
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