Busted lips and bruised arms.
“What if he had a gun?” “What if he shot you?”
We’re the most privileged race, yet still face some prejudice.
1. “I don’t see race. I am colorblind.” Okay, seriously how did this bullshit start? Why does it take your refusal to see someone as the color that they are, for you to treat them as a human being?
By its very nature, apartheid required the virtual militarization of parts of the country. How else could the white minority government impose racial segregation on the majority black population?
I remember the first time a white girl I was talking to drunkenly told me, with a wink, “I’ve never been with a black guy before.”
How do you cure a 600 year-old ideological disease?
Men who are considered Asian American do not encounter all of the same cultural biases simply because their ancestors came from the same side of the world.
Has justice been served?
I believe that subcategorizing has its place and that minorities cannot be ignored. But I also believe that ignoring race, gender, religion, and sexual preference may bring progress, in a sort of backwards way. It’s not a “don’t ask; don’t tell” approach, but rather a “don’t care; doesn’t define you” belief.