Dear White People: Please Don’t Forget Your Privilege.

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Race has been on my mind a lot recently. I worked heavily with a struggling population of predominantly Spanish-speaking patients in East LA after leaving my job in Harlem last year. My boyfriend is black and continues to unpack his past with me, and my own skin is a topic of conversation in my predominantly white classroom in Malibu, CA.