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The more things change…


My grandmother sat at segregated lunch counters, stoic as condiments and cold milkshakes were doused on her, accompanied by expletives and slurs. My parents – despite their income and education – were denied the right to buy a house in Westchester County, solely because they were Black. A few years ago, two of my friends and I were ejected from ...

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The Disadvantages Of Being White


When I felt that first blow against the back of my head, I thought something had fallen from one of the trees in the park. Somewhere between the second — which hit just above my right ear — and third blows, I realized I was being pelted with eggs, and tried to get up. It was too late. In less ...

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