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If Speaking Up Feels Awkward, You’re Doing It Right

We have to unlearn the habit of staying silent about racism

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It started out as a choice between two words: “murder” and “death.”

As thousands marched across the country to protest the murder of George Floyd under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, I had been wondering how to be a better anti-racist ally…

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Yasmin Tayag

Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.

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