Race and Your Community

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Race and Your Community
Keisha Bullock
ETH/125
July 3, 2011
Margie Molnar

Race and Your Community
African Americans in my community cannot go into Arab or White owned stores without being followed around. The owners are always under the assumption that they are going to steal from them. Most of the people that live in my community are African Americans. There are a few White Americans who recently moved into the community and they appear to have no problems with living around so many African Americans.
The members of my community for the most part do look like me. We all have kinky hair with dark skin, and our children of African American Parents. Our facial features resemble each other with having a round or oval shape face. There are some people in my community whom we would consider to be mixed because one parent may be African American while the other is White American.
The leaders in my community treat people like me with love and respect. The leaders in my community look like me and are trying to make things better in the community for the younger generation of kids so that they have parks and community centers to be able to go to and play without having to worry about being gun down by senseless gun fire of the street gangs. I have never heard of or seem the leaders in my community treat people differently because they are not African American. They try and give just as much to them as they would anyone else.
My work manuals contains information about people like me and was written by people like…...

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