How Making A Black Friend Turned This White Man From Fearful Racist To Woke Ally

August 25, 2017 | Blavity |

One year ago, a North Carolina white man named Garry Civitello called into C-SPAN. A black woman, Demos president Heather McGhee, was on the air. [...]

McGhee believes that Civitello's journey over the past year has assisted in reversing some of his long-held racial stereotypes, and has made him a more empathetic person.