“I am not a racist” but I have thoughts I am told are racist: But…I don’t SEE color!”

Georgia NeSmith
10 min readMay 15, 2019

I wrote this piece in response to an ongoing discussion that a dear friend of mine has to deal with often. It is addressed to and written for one person, but it easily applies to all white people who still don’t get the idea of white privilege.

Dear GL —

Georgia NeSmith

Retired professor, feminist, writer, photographer, activist, grandmother of 5, overall Wise Woman. Phd UIA School of Journalism & Mass Communication, 1994.