I’m Tired

Christopher McDowell,
Columbia, SC.

I am tired. I’m tired of having to preface conversations with blacks with ” I’m not racist” because the media has told you all whites are racist. I’m tired of being told I cant have an opinion about race because I’m white, since when is logical thought a minority only thing? I’m tired of being called “white” instead of Scottish or Irish, or Swedish, or Norwegian when If I call you Asian its a sin. I’m tired of being told I should feel bad for being “white” even though “whites” have made some of the largest contributions to the world. I’m tired of having to type “white” instead of white, like its some kind of curse word. But mostly, I’m tired of people being ugly to each other everyday, yes I’m “white”, yes you’re “black”, I have thousands of years of wondrous heritage flowing through my veins, and so do you.


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