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Omaha World Herald


Over the past months I have written about the need for Whites to listen, learn and recognize the plight, anger and demands of people of color. Uniquely, 2020 provided many opportunities for that journey toward clarity and, hopefully, participation in needed reform. Specifically, the teaching opportunities in 2020 were presented by George Floyd’s death; the rise in White supremacy; and, dramatically and tragically, COVID-19.


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Preston Love Jr., World-Herald community columnist, is a longtime Omaha civic engagement activist who also teaches black studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.