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By LuAnn Schindler


Original views on life in rural America


September 10, 2020

Since Breonna Taylor’s death in March and George Floyd’s death in May, I have heard people from all walks proclaim racism does not exist in our country, let alone in the great state in which we live.

Yet, an incident Saturday, in Lincoln, shows that belief is alive in Nebraska.

It’s unfortunate because I want to believe the underlying message displayed on the back window of a pickup does not represent the majority of residents of the state I love. I realize we don’t reside in a Pollyanna-like world, but I have listened to uttered words, which create a divide, slip into conversations...

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