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Not so fun fact: Patrick Ewing faced racist chants during college games. One game a fan threw a orange at him and the opposing coach threatened to forfeit the match if it continued.(r/politics)
sometimes I wonder, its literally physically embedded in our society. if you have heard of “red lining”, basically on the basis of discriminatory law and practice, colored folks sequestered into poor housing. There is a book about it apparently too, the Law of Color:
(read the first review there, its just nuts how jacked up an affect it all has)
on top of this, struggling to even go to a college because of one’s skin color, and all the other historical challenges. How will we change embedded physical geographical areas built upon oppression and prejudice? I have no idea.
There is a short clip on youtube about it basically: