Say it with me: Racism

The Associated Press’ national writer on race and ethnicity, Errin Haines Whack, exhorts her colleagues to go beyond writing about race, “to not just report on racism, but to call it out. . . .Our avoidance of this issue — and the historical harm done as a result — has already come under scrutiny on social media and in essays. It also leaves many journalists of color, who are often less hesitant to make it plain when racism makes news, alone in the fight and pleading their case to squeamish gatekeepers.”  To read her complete essay, click here.

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