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"I'm a white male and I am prejudiced." These surprising words came from "Garry from North Carolina," a man who called in when I was a guest on a C-SPAN show recently. As a black woman in politics, I've faced my share of bigoted callers on talk shows, those who launch into vitriolic monologues instead of asking a question, so I had steeled myself for that. But I could sense from the start that Garry didn't want to yell at me about President Obama and "birther" conspiracy theories or argue with me about how "all lives matter.
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