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Letters to the Editor

The nature of racism

Editor, the Journal,

I was raised in the South by a single working mom, and much like Mr. Poirson’s story in his letter of March 3, was influenced at an early age by the admirable personal characteristics of our caregiver/maid. It is always rewarding to read letters to the Journal that express opinions and personal views that are free from the sneers and name-calling that fuel running feuds.

Poirson may want to have some longer conversations with his experts on racial conflict because it is doubtful they accuse him that “as a Caucasian” he is “a systemic racist.” Every ind...


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