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May column on racism

I always enjoy David Hohendorf’s columns and the editorial on racism was good.


My sister lives in Alabama. When a Black man put his boat in her lake, they put a cross in it one night four years ago. So, racism is alive in America. But as Hohendorf notes, there is hope. In Hohendorf’s family it springs.


Fear is a powerful motivation. I think most White folks simply have no interaction with Black folks. None. They don't understand them because they never speak to any. Their compass is set by news and the sound bites on Channel 4.  President Joe Biden will help a lot. So, keep the faith and keep the articles coming.


Michael Heilmann

Birmingham

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