Why is Racism still an issue?   Leave a comment

Why is racism still an issue in America today? Because, to borrow Atty.Gen. Holder’s words, we Americans are still cowards when it comes to race; we still haven’t truly come to grips with America’s original sin and that is the sin of racism. Once that happens, the next question becomes: how do we deal with racism in America? Unfortunately, that’s a question we’ve yet to ask because, as AG Holder put it, we’re still cowards when it comes to that issue, and until we’re willing to lay everything bare concerning the issue, we’ll continue to remain cowards in regards to that issue.

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I have written about war and peace, I have written about gender equality. I have written about people living in violence. Today, I am writing to the world about yet another human tragedy. I don’t know how bad racism is everywhere in the world, but I feel it is getting worse in America. I am an old lady, but I have a black hoodie that says peace on the front. When I wear it, I wear it with the hood up. I wear it that way for Trayvon Martin.  I wear it because I realize that more people will look at it on the body of  a 5’2″ blonde white woman.  I wear it because my grandfather told me about the Holocaust when I was nine years old. He gave me a book of photographs in black and white of the piles of dead Jews, Poles and Gypsies. He sat…

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Posted July 20, 2014 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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