The alternative to this is just as simple: listen to us.
While it is certainly understandable why people would want to do away with C.S.A. iconography, it’s nonetheless a fruitless undertaking – if not one devoid of reason.
I have discovered that women’s colleges and HBCUs are in high pursuit of the same objective.
How do you make someone listen when they don’t want to? How do you fix the reality and existence of casual, everyday racism when the white perpetrators refuse to believe/acknowledge they perpetuate discrimination because they’re offended at being labeled a “racist”?
A combination of growing older and being pushed outside of my high school forced me to mature and question my internal racism.
To be Iranian-American in Trumpland is to feel stomach-curling fear. In my heart, I know that this is Trump’s plan ― to make us feel threatened so that the seeds of distrust grow stronger
“I refuse to be treated like a second class citizen. I have to live here for the rest of my life.”
“You just don’t expect that behaviour from a grown adult.”