Racism by omission: The repercussions and responsibility of Utah’s whiteness

I attended Lone Peak High School, which is located in north-central Utah. The school’s boundaries pulled in students from three cities — Alpine, Cedar Hills, and Highland — and two middle schools. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors made up the student body and during my final year at the school, Lone Peak had an enrollment of 2,343. Only seven were Black. Out of…