Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Jan. 20, 2021

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Letter: Be aware of other perspectives


Thank you Ed Hamilton Rosales for your Black and Indigenous people of color perspective on Ann Donnelly’s remarks about Kevin Peterson Jr.’s last hour of life (“Donnelly’s view privileged,” The Columbian, Jan. 10). The thing about privilege is that it never gets in our way. We can go through our whole lives never being aware of it and thus never appreciating the fact that our options in any given situation are quite different from those of the Black and Indigenous people of color who live in our hometowns. So we need to be informed and reminded. And we have shown a resistance to gentle, kindly delivery of these facts.

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