After 200 years of Caucasian hegemony, American society is now struggling to come to terms with its increasing diversity. A new local group is coming together to aid in that process here in Sonoma County.
One common liberal response toward those who experience deprivation is to offer some form of charity. Community activist Carl Patrick says that’s not appropriate when dealing with ingrained cultural racism.
But, Patrick adds, passive inaction is no better.
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Tim Wise, the author of this article was featured on the North Bay Report on April 14th.