I Have Not Actively Worked. I Have Sat Quietly.
Human Parts

Great piece. Yes, I was one of those who sat quietly. Until the day I was working for a bunch of “good ol’ boys” at a Virginia-based architecture firm. During lunch they started telling horrible off-color jokes of the sort I thought had disappeared along with Jim Crow laws. I looked at them, said, “I can’t listen to this any longer,” got up and left. The remainder of my time at that business was tense, but at least they no longer shared the jokes when I was around….SMH….

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