Because everything a person of color does is done while knowing they are not part of normative white culture. We have to think about everything we do and every word we say. Am I saying this too loudly? Do I look like I might be stealing? If I complain about these working conditions, will they call me lazy? Why did this teacher tell me I can’t be an engineer when I’ve got a 3.8 GPA? Why am I being pulled over when I did nothing wrong?
It’s Not About Race!
John Metta

…and still despite the obvious faults in reasons and lack of logic when coupled with our intercultural pronouncements of progress the simply truth remains; on any given day we could find ourselves right back on that slaughter house floor being bought and sold per pound of flesh~

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