What to Leave Out in Conversations about Race

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Racism is deeply intertwined with law, custom, and even religion. It’s so pervasive that it’s not always easy to identify, let alone dismantle. So constructive conversations about racism must be approached with emotional intelligence.

Elsewhere I have written about arriving at workable definitions of racism.  As well as the surprising impact of emotional intelligence on racism.  Building on these two ideas, now let’s talk about what to leave out in conversations about race.  Knowing what to leave out is just as important as what to include.

When people are passionate about a topic—whether passionately for, or passionately against—unbridled emotion can easily

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