Admit it: We have a lot to learn about race

My June 16, 2020 book culture column for the San Francisco Chronicle:

June16-AI’m here to admit that I know nothing. As a privileged white person, I may have thought I understood the pain and tragedy of being black in America. But I didn’t. Despite the marches I’ve participated in, the donations I’ve made, the non-white friends I have, I’ve been clueless.

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