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Being anti-racist means learning to manage your automatic stress response

A stressed White woman biting her nails while looking at her cell phone.
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Most people have heard of fight or flight, but there’s a third, lesser-known way people respond to feeling threatened — and in the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, it was visible all over the social media accounts of White people.

As the fight for racial justice gained steam across the…

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