Is it because I am black?

image26Renee Yates,
Evanston, IL.

Being black in America means that every time you feel slighted or unfairly treated in the larger society you have to wonder “Is it because I am black?” It’s demoralizing and exhausting.

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  • barry irving

    …perceptions rule, this is a country founded on racism, classism and sexism. Trust your instincts…it is what it is. You can be bigger than the ruse…just rise above!

  • barry irving

    …broaden your mind…. you must do something worth criticizing????…you color is not the root of all evil…ignorance is!

 

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