I am writing this because i rode the bus to school today.(i am 17 and i am still riding the bus making this seem more like a fictional tale but such is life)But I digress today while on the bus a kid in the seat next to me inquired about the book I was reading. The book 'To kill a Mockinbird' and the boy a 9 year old caucasian. I told him about the book and about the Discrimination of African Americans. His response will stay with me forever. He told me "but wait that is a silly book title my mom and dad taught me that that stuff never happened and that those (expletive word against a race) made it all up. I sat there horrified by hearing a 9 year old say such word with little effort what so ever. I admit i comtempted shattering the young boys world and telling him his Parents a Knuckle draging racists, but all that would do is destroy young childs percetion of his famil. But for now and forever i will never EVER let anyone tell me that Discrimination is dead and gone because it far from that. Until we gain Utopia status(Impossible by the way)Discrimination will always be near.
Ummmm yeah its STILL AROUND I assure you!
April 1, 2010