Listen to others besides your own

Kaitlyn Marek,
Knoxville, TN

All too often, I hear my white friends and family members only promoting their own ideas about society and race amongst themselves, which usually creates an “us vs. them” dynamic. All I ask of my other white folk is to genuinely listen to other people and believe their experiences instead of doubting them to maintain your own personal, emotional agenda.

University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Sociology 110.


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