Since the George Zimmerman verdict, you have heard President Barack Obama and others say the country needs to “have a conversation” about race. Been there, had that.
One wonders how there could be a national “conversation” about such an emotional topic that most people want to avoid. Newspapers, though, can hold what amount to conversations in our letters to the editor. The Post is one of many that have been doing so since July 13, when the jury acquitted Mr. Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin.
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