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How these families are using cookies, lemonade to learn about racism, spread message of love
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Gainesville girls Joy Rico, Mary Rico and Nelle-Kate Lothridge organized a lemonade and cookies sale on Saturday, June 6, 2020, to raise money for Family Promise and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier. Photo courtesy Rebekah Rico.
When Rebekah Rico’s daughters started asking if they could put up a lemonade stand, she saw it as an opportunity to teach a lesson. Rico, a Gainesville resident, said she had been searching for a way to talk with her children about racial inequality.