Checking in: How Are You Talking About Charlottesville?

Communities across the country are left trying to process and respond to the weekend's unrest in Charlottesville, Va. The man suspected of driving a car through a group of counter-protesters at the white supremacist rally on Saturday afternoon, killing a 32-year-old woman and injuring 19, is facing a murder charge. FBI and federal prosecutors announced Saturday night that a civil rights investigation has been opened involving the crash.President Donald Trump made brief remarks Monday intended to tamp down criticism by making clear that he condemns only one side: the neo-Nazis and Klansmen, rather than the protesters who gathered to oppose them. But that still leaves the rest of us grappling with how to have a conversation about where we are as a country. The Dallas Morning News facilitates conversations about race and ethnicity in our Questions of Color Facebook Group. We regularly discuss the news, culture and how personal identity is intertwined with how we experience the world.   Continue reading...

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