The hardest part of Black Lives Matter for white Americans, I think, is that we’ve read history books and seen stories that present us, meaning whites, as the heroes. We’ve seen images of our heroics so much, it’s easy to believe we are the greatest people who ever lived, but the opposite may very well be true.
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Sunday Thoughts: Kirk Ferentz learns the perils of the woke walk
Kirk Ferentz learned a lesson all white people will have to learn if we’re to beat racism: All our houses are dirty.
America in the age of permanent unease
All this uncertainty — the pandemic, racial unrest, unemployment, economic instability — may pass. Then again, it may not. And that’s what really scares us.