"The first step toward addressing serious issues in our community and supporting young people of today and tomorrow is demonstrating #respectand understanding, even when we disagree.
Instead of pointing fingers and picking sides, we should all strive for constructive engagement with others. That doesn’t mean you forfeit your opinion or abandon what you believe in. It means that you put solution over self."
Acknowledge your feelings of frustration but be careful to maintain empathy when bringing up this sensitive topic. (Photo11: AlexD75/Getty Images)
Source: Guest column by Rodger Dinwiddie, The Tennessean