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OPINION: Victims of Racial Bias or Liars

by Matt Chan

Being called a liar is like getting punched in the face. From childhood we are taught that lying is wrong, but yet most everybody lies. White lies that ease over sticky situations, social awkwardness, embarrassment. But sometimes a lie is a lie — even in this era of Liar in Chief —  when an untruth is told to damage, discredit, or harm someone. And, for people of color, it’s all too familiar; being called a liar has been a more socially acceptable trope than racist comments to attempt to discredit us. Continue reading OPINION: Victims of Racial Bias or Liars