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Response to murielm99 (Reply #5)

Mon Jun 15, 2020, 01:51 PM

8. I didn't specify whether the "educator" should be

black or white. Indeed, I had not even thought of this education coming from a black person.

I am white, and I learned about white privilege over fifty years ago, when it was explained to us kids (though not using that term at the time) by our rabbi, who was telling us about his recent experiences in Selma, where he was one of the clergy surrounding MLK, and the lessons from it, in terms children could understand. It has never escaped my consciousness, and helped me to check my own biases over the years. I learned about it in the early 1960s from a white (Jewish) man in a very conservative midwestern place.

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