Black enters restaurant, all look up.

Paul Alessi
Cherry Hill, NJ

My friend is a black man and he made this remark, that any time he enters a restaurant he feels like everyone is looking at him. I have noticed that he is right.

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  • Just so you know, I am one of those people who always looks up when someone enters a restaurant I am already in. I don’t know why I do it. I just do. Compulsion probably. But here’s the thing: I don’t know what race someone is until AFTER I look. Something to do with the physics of light and the design of the ocular receptors, I imagine.


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