Jay Smooth: Video Analysis

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Jay Smooth helped me understand why many of us do not like discussing “race”. After viewing the video, I will not avoid this conversation anymore because it needs to be addressed. More of us have to discuss this topic or it will never go away. The most important point in this video, is when he states that we do not want to talk about race because we are afraid of confrontation. We are afraid to insult anyone by mistake. For example, I made up a hypothetical scenario: If Joe insults Michael unintentionally, Michael may try to interject and may say something that seems like an insult. In turn, Joe may feel like he is being personally attacked. However, Michael just wants to clarify things and tell Joe that what he said sounded like an insult
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