In the present: M.E. mistakes a black woman for a waitress at a restaurant, throwing a wrench into her friendship with Rene who thinks she's racist. Odessa's leaving so Rene has to hire a ... See full summary »

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In the present: M.E. mistakes a black woman for a waitress at a restaurant, throwing a wrench into her friendship with Rene who thinks she's racist. Odessa's leaving so Rene has to hire a new assistant. M.E. decides to write an article on racism, and speaks to her uncle Jimmy who runs a racist website. In the past: Jimmy catches Rene and M.E. hanging out and confronts M.E.'s parents about it. Rene wants to move back to Detroit and tells M.E they can't be friends anymore.

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Mary Elizabeth 'M.E.' O'Brien Sims: We walk through every day pretty much invisible, you know? I mean we never have to think about being white, when was the last time you thought about being white?
[Colliar doesn't answer]
Mary Elizabeth 'M.E.' O'Brien Sims: There, you see? And this stuff goes deep and it's all mixed up in the past with slavery and what we went through as kids. Do you ever think about those days?
Colliar Sims: As little as possible.
Mary Elizabeth 'M.E.' O'Brien Sims: Well I think about them. I called Uncle Jimmy today/
Colliar Sims: WHAT?
Mary Elizabeth 'M.E.' O'Brien Sims: He's the worst racist I've ever known! He wasn't at home.
Colliar Sims: Don't you be ...
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