Mistaken Identity

People sometimes say it is class, not race, that is an issue. But if you are Black, it doesn’t matter if you are richer, smarter, more polished. That hasn’t prevented a future president from being mistaken for a waiter, or a man who’d become U.S.attorney general from being stopped by police when running to get to a movie—and these are just the tip of a very large iceberg. – Marie Sassi, 67, New York City

hard white truths

Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on this new venture of “positively purging“, as I know each of these pieces represents something…

This entry was posted in Reflections and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Mistaken Identity

  1. You starting something here! My baby boy came over yesterday and we spoke of this. The color of our skin is all that matters. I don’t care how educated or well off you are. At the end of the day we are BLACK. It’ll never be good enough. All we can do is stay encouraged and try to watch each others back. So sad!

    Liked by 1 person

Please Leave Your Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s