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
I can't write this article, Glenn, it hits too close to home, it brings up too many ghosts and I can't write it honestly anyway because it means that my family and friends would have to bring up all these old memories that are better off dead and I can't do that to them or me. I have an uncle in the Ku Klux Klan! Or he was, I guess he still is, I don't know, and I was going to talk to him and try to find out WHY he hates so much, but what good would that do? And WHY would I even want to TRY to ...