I have always been puzzled how the color of one’s skin can make any difference in the type or quality of person one might be. The U.S. is rapidly becoming racially homogenized: based on DNA test data, if everyone with an African ancestor was categorized as “Black”, it would include around 20-30 percent of white-Americans. If everyone with a European ancestor was categorized as “White”, all but around 10 percent of African Americans would be considered “White”. Virtually none of the African Americans tested by DNA companies was inferred to be 100 percent sub-Saharan African.
It is time to end discrimination of ANY kind and provide equal opportunity to everyone.
Art put me on trajectory fifty-five years ago that has contributed to landing me at this point of being sick and tired of the world being hung up on the false construct of race. It was in 1965 when this TV show, called Star Trek, came out. I don’t need to tell you what it is. It’s become part and parcel of the very fabric of society. What started to change thinking about race was watching the image of the star ship Enterprise’s bridge. Each week I was carried 300 hundred years into the future when humankind had finally realized that life and all its imagined sentient representations was inherently valuable, each no more or less than the other. You might be saying right about now: That was a fictional representation of a world, a universe that will never be. If you are saying that I beg to differ. The…
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