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Welcome to our final issue of 2020, in which we look at prejudice from a variety of perspectives. Krista reveals the wisdom of the ages. Sage shows us the value of turning up the voices of color which are far-too-often muted. And Kimberly Valencia depicts a racist man in the comic who is unaware of his own ignorance, his poor spelling.

Bad Dogs

Prejudice is used in our everyday life when we are saying specific things based on general observations. Several of the newspaper staffers took a perhaps more traditional look at types of prejudice. I decided to talk about bias towards certain dog breeds based on generalizations, including Pit Bulls, Jack Russells, and Chihuahua Dachshund.