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Issue #222 (September/October, 2010) issue cover
Race: Let the Healing Begin

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In junior high school, Nesshell was ostracized by her peers for "acting white." More recently, she was taunted and called the N-word by white kids in a chat room. Labeled on both sides, she wonders in frustration whether people are capable of seeing her for herself. (full text)

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Margarita unintentionally offends a black classmate. After the two girls cool down and talk, they find friendship. (full text)
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