Friday, February 3, 2012
Invisible women: Black Britons struggle to be heard - CNN.com
Racism isn't just confined to the U.S. , but it happens to minorities and People of Color abroad. In America, we mainly think about our situations, but how often do we acknowledge the plights and situations of people in different countries?
I know that discrimination doesn't just occur in the USA.; it happens where people fail to understand or accept anyone that doesn't fit into their mold.
I haven't traveled to the United Kingdom, nor do I claim to know much about their customs, but as an African American woman I can relate to what these women have experienced. Stereotypes hurt people, PERIOD. Part of the problem is attributed to ignorance, while the other is attributed to a lack of respect and tolerance.
Read more at Madame Noire and CNN.