Sarah Whitlock Indianapolis, IN It is so frustrating to be around people who are discriminatory. I am tired of having to worry about offending someone because I make a comment that mentions their race or ethnicity. Such a comment is not a problem specifically because it is potentially negative, but because it mentions their race. […]
Carn Paggot, Cincinnatti, OH.
Steve Jones, Durham, NC. I grew up in a segregated community and the concept that African-Americans (of course, not the word that was used) were inferior. It took a long time to get out of that mindset and even longer to acknowledge the privilege that comes with my white skin. It’s a privilege to be […]
Tronta Pounds, Philadelphia, PA.
Elizabeth Todd, Plainfield, NH. I grew up in the south and as a child heard my elders disparage blacks, Latinos and Catholics. Even as a child I knew this was wrong, I knew that we are all the same. I struggled with this dichotomy; the people I loved having values I deplored. How does one […]
Vicky Black, West Fargo, ND.
Jane Portland, ME Oppression must stay in the past. I’m sorry.
Sonoki Laursen Eugene, OR The University of Oregon
Alex Armstrong San Diego, CA For some of us, we don’t quite fit here or there.
Steven Trammell Wichita, KS
Jillian Manning Ann Arbor, MI Understanding Race Project – University of Michigan I was wrong.
BTW, my name is Michael Jordan Submitted via: NPR’s Talk of the Nation