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Lamees El-sadek writes in The Guardian about “a child’s uncensored racist commentary” during an encounter at a Jackson restaurant: I try to be sympathetic, although not accommodating, to the fact that entire generations of Americans were explicitly taught white skin is superior. But it’s difficult to be sympathetic when those beliefs are expressed by a four-year-old, writes El-sadek.

Read Lamees El-sadek’s complete story here.