The sad reality is that black and white in St. Louis are not equal. But sports have that unique potential to create a unifying space in an otherwise unjust system.
5. The Whitesplainer
You were aware that you were making me extremely uncomfortable.
I am the white face who lives an uncomfortable life at ease because I can afford to walk away from luxury.
You don’t need protests to win the city. You don’t need the outside help of nationally famous civil rights figures. You don’t need interest groups to support you. You don’t need anyone to win this.
To all the people I have been making uncomfortable, I do not regret to inform you that I am not sorry; I am not sorry at all.
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?