Post script:

Perhaps the best and most accurate words that a white person can use on the subject are:

I work very hard at freeing myself from the racism that lives in the very cultural air we breathe.

In other words, think of racism as is a verb, not as a noun or adjective.

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Georgia NeSmith

Georgia NeSmith

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