In this world, there are many different types of people. One thing I’ve learned is that many of those types are just outright difficult to deal with. For me, the most challenging people that I have to deal with are in my workplace. We have everything from know-it-alls to the “I’m not racist” racists.
Watermelon and Crackers.
What comes to mind when these words are put together? Two delicious snacks or two words that are commonly used as negative references to African Americans and Caucasians? Depending on your family setting, background, and race you more than likely chose the latter description. The current year is 2013 but there are times where I think our society still subscribes to a mentality that promotes prejudice and racism. Everywhere you look – TV, movies, magazines, news stories, etc., there are offensive and stereotype driven images and stories that validate my point.