During a speech in honor of Black History Month, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said last week that America is a “nation of cowards” because we “simply do not talk enough with each other about race.”

That Holder believes Americans don’t talk enough about race is absurd, as it often borders on being a national obsession. But Holder is right that many Americans are cowards on the subject – particularly white Americans, for whom race remains a one-sided conversation.

Watch “America’s One-Way Conversation on Race”