Good news: Whites fear racist label

Caitlin Sullivan
Seattle, WA

White people, even the most overtly racist ones, hate being called racist. As long as that’s true, maybe there’s hope for change, or at least a conversation. When white people say racist things and are not called racist, they often continue. But when that label is used, they are often shocked out of their habits. It’s fascinating to me that white people fear that label so much. And it gives me a kind of hope.

 

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