I don’t think anyone likes to be called a racist. Not that I wasn’t tempted to, or that I haven’t. Calling someone a racist is probably the worst way of convincing to embrace diversity or to be more open-minded. Please stick with me.

I have reported on immigration for several years, so I’ve received hate mails on several occasions. After a while, I had to admit that I didn’t know how to talk to people with very different views. I didn’t understand them enough. I started wondering more and more about how I could get to the core of what…

Sarah R. Champagne

Bilingual freelance reporter and lifelong learner who writes about immigration, the world, journalism, language, and identities.

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