Discrimination MAG

By Robert F., Hemet, CA


"Discrimination" by Angie G.made me think. She wrote, "I was born and raised in America and never had todeal with reactions to my Middle-Eastern appearance." After September 11,though, her parents were afraid for her safety. People gave her hateful looks,and someone called her aunt "the devil." First, I thought about who myfriends and I joke about at lunch. I never say mean things to people personally,but now I know that even jokes aren't acceptable.

It also made me thinkabout how the public treats these people now. It is un-American. I believe thatmost Arabic and Islamic people think the same things everyone else does aboutterrorists.

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