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A Social Balancing Act

It didn’t start in Minneapolis. It didn’t really start in Fergusson, MO., a few years ago.

Several years ago, the education industry, broadly speaking, adopted the theme of making students lifelong learners. Maybe one of the problems with racism is we adults are not good lifelong learners, and consequently our children either are not good lifelong learners themselves, or teach us.

The issue of racism is a simple question with a complicated answer. Start with why are you (even looking in the mirror) treating another person differently, or valuing them differently.

“Well, because...” and the voi...


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