I’m actively black, you’re passively white

Demarcus Robinson
Park Forest, IL

I’ve been thinking about how, as an African-American, I and other minorities actively think about out race as opposed to our Caucasian counterparts. It’s not that I’m thinking “I”m black, I’m black, I’m black” every second of the day, but I know that certain situations force the thought upon me, whereas my white friends don’t have this exhaustive burden.

 

I’m actively black, you’re passively white

Demarcus Robinson
Park Forest, IL

I’ve been thinking about how, as an African-American, I and other minorities actively think about out race as opposed to our Caucasian counterparts. It’s not that I’m thinking “I”m black, I’m black, I’m black” every second of the day, but I know that certain situations force the thought upon me, whereas my white friends don’t have this exhaustive burden.

I’m actively black, you’re passively white

Demarcus Robinson
Park Forest, IL

I’ve been thinking about how, as an African-American, I and other minorities actively think about out race as opposed to our Caucasian counterparts. It’s not that I’m thinking “I”m black, I’m black, I’m black” every second of the day, but I know that certain situations force the thought upon me, whereas my white friends don’t have this exhaustive burden.

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