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Pete Kersey Vero Beach, FL To clarify…it doesn’t matter if you are talking about mixed marriages, mixed blood lines or pure stock of any race….all are human and should be treated with equal high levels of human kindness and dignity.
Shawni Dye Marysville, WA
David Mooney Seattle, WA Humanity will evolve faster when we alleviate our fear of each other.
Heather Emlund Seattle, WA
Desiree Fletcher Submitted via Twitter: @fletcher_hayes Drake University Des Moines, IA
Billy Cosby Salt Lake City, UT Everybody has one. No one is better than another. None is superior or inferior to another, yet it is one of the devices we use to judge and classify each other. Racism doesn’t belong to white people. It belongs to all races of people because all races to some [...]
Harriett Fargnoli Rockville Centre, NY It’s so hard some days to make sense of anything. Humanity, not color, should define us. I was born in the Midwest to non-racist parents. I moved East where everything is ethnic.
Joe Gandalf Pickens, SC At age 5 I was told that “negroes” (the polite term in the 50s) were no different from any one else. Little kids believe anything their parents tell them. An entire lifetime has never shown me differently.
Community High School Swannanoa, NC
Miles Spencer Kimball Ann Arbor, MI Understanding Race Project- University of Michigan
Anonymous Morris, MN
Jorge Janeiro Geraardsbergen, Belgium I’ve learned that it’s not about ethnic origins, it’s about human nature. There is good and bad everywhere in this world, regardless of gender, religion, color or sexual orientation. Our humanity is the link that binds us. Lack of it, is what could extinguish us.
Jae Columbia MD I have never understood racism except that I understand that we are all prejudiced and that it is a part of the human condition.
Anonymous San Francisco, CA Had it been the other way around, the story wouldn’t be such big news. Nobody would think to doubt the black man’s guilt.
Allan Arthur Martinez, CA
Vanessa Valdes New York Racism is not *seeing* the person’s humanity, it’s sticking everyone in the pre-assigned box and results in shock when human complexity dares to defy the formula.