Concerning. Scary. Exciting. “Hi, I’m Elaine.”

Rochester, MN.

These were the words that come to mind when I met my first non-white person — an American Indian girl. We were in first grade at a small school in SD. Her family moved to another community later in the year. I wonder why.

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One Response to "Concerning. Scary. Exciting. “Hi, I’m Elaine.”"
  1. Colleen Sheely says:

    When we use “non-white” to describe people of color we establish the “norm” as white which in and of itself is condoning white privilege.

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