Although she listened to better music than I did — she liked The Replacements while I liked A-ha — Kate did think I was cool enough to hang out with intermittently. My whole life people shunned me for looking different, but never for my race. Young couple talk with female friend on vacation. My parents got divorced. Translation: My kid listens to hip-hop. Call it what it is.
White Girl. Black Guy: The Good Men Project Conversations on Race
No More Dating White Men
How old are you, what do you do for a living, where did you grow up, and when did you find out you were white? His father was an ex-Marine, and his brother was a fireman. The boys just wanted to leave. The problem of racial tensions will never be addressed until both sides start admitting the truth, despite its ugliness.
So we changed some of the laws. By whom? My mom was a research scientist doing early work on cancer and cigarettes, until she became a stay-home mom. His company, Jack From Brooklyn, Inc. They did not allow it to be swept away.
This guy was from Georgia. Why bad marriages suck so much now. Was I in this or not? For me, as a white parent, my responsibility is to teach Alice the real American history, what happened and how it continues to play out now. I think so too.