The article wasn’t making any sense.
Could I really be that oblivious to the world around me? Was I really that self-absorbed?
In a moment my world tipped, I couldn’t deny what I saw.
Don’t shut down and turn away yet.
I want you to listen, truly listen, to what I’ve learned.
Maybe you grew up similar to me. My town was about one hour outside of Philadelphia, our two streets were Main and Broad and there was no stoplight until I was in high school.
Every single person I saw was white like me.
I had no questions about race or skin color because there was no opportunity for me to realize I should. We learned to love people, it’s just that all the people happened to be white.
When this topic slapped me across the face it would have been easy to shut down and turn away.
Except. . .