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9 moments the Internet forced us to think about race

9 moments the Internet forced us to think about race

Talking about racism is hard when people – in particular, white people – don’t think it exists.

But in the space of a year, many white Americans seem to have changed their mind. According to a series of polls released this week, a majority of whites say that more change is needed to “give blacks equal rights with whites.” This is a drastic change from last year, when a Pew Research Center poll suggested that most believed that America had already done enough.

Of course, it’s easy to challenge racism in a poll, but not so easy to undertake the fundamental...

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