“I’m a white male. And I’m prejudiced.”
Heather C. McGhee, senior fellow and former president of Demos, braced herself. She was a guest on C-SPAN, when a viewer named Garry called into the show.
In McGhee’s words, written in a New York Times op-ed, “It took my breath away. [ ] As a black leader often in the media, I have withstood my share of racist rants, so I braced myself. But what I heard was fear — of black people and the crime he sees on the news — not anger.”
What can I do to change? To be a better American?
Heather’s response quickly went viral — take a look.