although I know most “white America” would look at this as some silly “woe is me” post, the fact of the matter is, that it is the reality, Minorities live in, and it is a sad state of affairs. We should all be able to live in a world were the rules are the same for everyone, and everyone had the same sense of personal safety. Maybe some day in my…
I know this doesn’t solve the problem as a societal issue, and I know that it doesn’t help at all when you’re alone, and I know that it could be considered twisted to offer offsetting racial profiling and violence using white privilege……but if I were a friend of yours in the same neighborhood I would go pokemon hunting with you.
“…more likely to c̶o̶m̶m̶i̶t̶ ̶be accused of…”
Fixed it for you. And while we are at it:
Racism ― noun. the belief that all members of each race possess characteristics or abilities specific to that race, especially so as to distinguish it as inferior or superior to another race or races.
The problem is the difference in responses. White guy waving a gun around, seen as such by the police when they arrive — talk the white guy down. Black guy reported having a gun, police arrive and see nothing but the black guy “makes a move” — shoot to kill.
So, Mr. Thompson, I presume you feel it entirely justified if, for example, women treated you as a potential rapist, shunning your company, etc. — since, after all, men are far more likely to be rapists than women?
Oh! And by the same case, since false accusations are *so* much rarer than real ones, one should treat you (if…