In an unmissable talk about race and politics in America, Theo E.J. Wilson tells the story of becoming Lucius25, white supremacist lurker, and the unexpected compassion and surprising perspective he found from engaging with people he disagrees with. He encourages us to let go of fear, embrace curiosity and have courageous conversations with people who think differently from us. “Conversations stop violence, conversations start countries and build bridges,” he says.
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More from this series:
- I grew up in the Westboro Baptist Church. Here’s why I left | Megan Phelps-Roper
- My road trip through the whitest towns in America | Rich Benjamin
- Empathy is not endorsement | Dylan Marron
- Our treatment of HIV has advanced. Why hasn’t the stigma changed? | Arik Hartmann
- A black man goes undercover in the alt-right | Theo E.J. Wilson
- What we can do about the culture of hate | Sally Kohn