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The White Liberal Burden

  Zoey, our two and one half year old mini-golden doodle, saw her nephew Ranger, a 16 week old black lab puppy, walking away out of the room.   He stepped on her blanket, which was in his way.   She loudly protested, and we shushed her.   In a brief moment she had been very jealous, and a minute later they were playing happily together. We, white liberals, are supportive of Black People.   We were horrified at the killing of George Floyd, and strongly protested in the weeks that followed.   Then things just went too far!   Police clashed with protestors, as businesses were trashed and fires torched businesses. We need change, but those people need to not do things that alienate white people.    They need to have some patience! Racism is a key issue in our lives!   It is a very different thing for different people. I believe that white progressives cause the most daily damage to people of color.  I define a white progressive as any white person who thinks he or she is not racist, or is