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Why non-Black people of color can face racism and be racist at the same time
It can be a huge challenge to explain Black Lives Matter to non-Black families of color, especially for immigrant and refugee families who haven’t grown up in America. In this episode, we tackle colorism, the “model minority” myth and how non-Black people of color can be racist and face racism at the same time. We asked experts for tips on how to effectively bring all this up with your family. “The New Normal” is a series from The Lily and The Washington Post that talks about how to navigate the different ways news affects our everyday lives, hosted by Nicole Ellis. The Lily is a publication of The Washington Post that covers critical stories about women and gender.
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