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Help, I'm a Racist and I Don't Want to Be

Admitting it is the first step! But it's not enough. What you do at this important juncture matters.

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I, for one, believe that you do want to -- and that you will be.

The Root's staff writer, Jenée Desmond-Harris, covers the intersection of race with news, politics and culture. She wants to talk about the complicated ways in which ethnicity, color and identity arise in your personal life -- and provide perspective on the ethics and etiquette surrounding race in a changing America. Follow her on Twitter.

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Previously in Race Manners: "Yes, I'm Biracial, and I Cover Black Stuff"

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