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“It’s Not About Race!”

The other big lie.

“Stop making everything about race.”

If you’re Black and American, you’ve surely heard that one before. It’s always struck me as the grandest of ironies, though, considering who has made everything in America about race practically from day one. (Hint: It’s not Black Americans, who may have built this country but didn’t shape its priorities.) This is never more…



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Jeremy Helligar

Brother Son Husband Friend Loner Minimalist World Traveler. Author of “Is It True What They Say About Black Men?” and “Storms in Africa”