Ms. Wilmot’s commentary was excellent; I hope many people will read it. The issue involves more than racism towards people of color, of course. Many groups and individuals are victimized by harassment, bullying, demeaning statements and deeds. America in general decries this type of behavior, yet on an individual level, most people will privately laugh at a demeaning joke — if they or their sub-group are not the target.
LETTER: Call for self-reflection on condoning racist behavior
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.