Local view: Racism harms our youth

December 12, 2012 at 6:00 pm in Duluth News Tribune

Incidents fueled by racism this year have spotlighted adult behaviors that prevent a peaceful existence within the Duluth community. People watching and reading our news may think racist attitudes and actions are singular events and not part of a larger problem that promotes daily inequalities and even violence in our community. However, adults serving our area youth of color through many of the organizations listed in the box accompanying this commentary know the negative effects of racism permeate the lives of our youth.
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