This is a moment that requires extraordinary courage to do the hardest and most transformative social change work. It is for all Americans of conscience to build a more just and compassionate future by facing the truth of our history and our present.
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One person can change your life forever. For me, this person was Robert Clary, an entertainer and author who rose to fame after starring as Corporal Louis LeBeau on the classic sitcom Hogan’s Heroes.