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The College of Public Affairs and Education and the Center for State Policy and Leadership, University of Illinois Springfield

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  • A Teachable Moment: Public Spaces Are Not Public

    Photo of an African American man reading a business newspaper at a desk


Comments Apr 16, 2021 9:36 am

Dr. Dooley, thank you for being open and sharing your experiences. Fully recognizing my privilege, I try to make a conscious decision to notice and call out racism but I admit I've never thought about the anxiety people of color may experience specifically when visiting their bank. What happened to you was wrong and unjust. 

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