“If you’re white, you’re all right. If you’re brown, hang in there. If you’re black colored, get right right back.” — African American folk saying
I happened to be planning to provide a message I could help her— I can’t remember when or even where — when this teacher brought a student up, hoping.
The instructor ended up being white, and her pupil had been a black woman, maybe 13 or more, of painfully bashful demeanor and incredibly dark epidermis. The lady explained the youngster thought she ended up being unsightly as a result of her sable skin. Can I state one thing to encourage her? I happened to be stunned. Is this real? The girl was asked by me. Eyes down, she whispered and nodded it was.
I’ve no memory of the things I informed her. (more…)