The Need to Educate 'Whitey'

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Why don't white people educate themselves more about the history and culture of black people? Many in the black community feel a burden to serve as a "cultural ambassador" to whites. Commentator Erin Aubrey Kaplan is a columnist for The Los Angeles Times.



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