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A Hug of Forgiveness Isn't Absolution for America's Racism

A Hug of Forgiveness Isn't Absolution for America's Racism
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The hug from Brandt Jean was genuine, but Isaac Bailey writes that the response, largely from white America, rubbed him the wrong way. Does it feel as though they've been granted another get-of-jail-free card to avoid any racial guilt or discomfort and to push off the responsibility of healing America's racial wounds onto black people?

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