Hold up partner! I'm sure you meant that as a generalization, because some of us boomers are enlightened, evidence-based seekers of knowledge. It may have not been talked about much in 1999, but I sure knew it was wrong when my parents (depression era) made terribly outdated racist comments. In the 70's, well before I was 19, I recognized my parents were wrong.
Because of that, and staying on topic, I'm in the camp of not giving her a total pass. I like the suggestion from merylinkid where she says something along the lines of "yeah I did. Looking back it was wrong. I've learne