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Response to brush (Reply #7)

Mon Jul 1, 2019, 06:23 PM

14. I will eat jerk all day. The first time I saw animosity was when I heard an agitated West Indian...

woman call a driving test inspector a "Got dahm American n*****!"

That was in The Bronx. Back in the 70s.

Lived in the NYC area most of my life, but never had that much interaction with West Indians except where food or ganja was involved. Being very white, I knew I was an outsider and wouldn't hear the good stuff any more than Irish, Italians, Jews or others would open up to me about their darkest thoughts. Getting along with people does not mean you are a part of them.

Anyway, I still wonder where the rifts, if any, are. I don't for a minute think this is primarily a racial problem, nor is it only a US one. Just go back to the Hutu/Tutsi problems, Hmong, and so many others who have been hated for no reason other than who they are.

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