Asking “What are you?” comes with all kinds of assumptions. But race isn’t a taboo topic. We need to know how to engage in these conversations without forcing people into an “other” and making them censor themselves.
You might be thinking “Then what do I ask?”
This short video, featuring Amani Hayes-Messinger, tells you exactly how to throw self-censorship out the window and open up a deeper conversation.
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