When you walk into the valley

On allies asking to be taught about race

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riting about race is a double edged sword. The edge I focus on is the one that cuts through our cultural blindspots to ask the questions I want to ask. But there is another edge that often cuts me. Because if you write about race, many people automatically see you as an expert on race, and naturally they want to avail themselves of your…