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tanadariel
Mar. 27th, 2012 03:48 pm (UTC)
This whole thing reminds me of Pat Parker's poem "For the White Person who Wants to Know How to be My Friend," the first two lines of which instruct us on what it means to be 'colorblind':

The first thing you do is to forget that I am black.
Second, you must never forget that I'm black.
patrick_vecchio
Mar. 29th, 2012 11:08 am (UTC)
It took me a while to wrap my head around that one.
tanadariel
Mar. 28th, 2012 01:12 am (UTC)
That was pretty much the greatest thing I've seen all week.
patrick_vecchio
Mar. 28th, 2012 10:26 pm (UTC)
Pierce is a daily must-read. I'd chop off my pinky fingers with nail clippers if I could write like he does.
patrick_vecchio
Mar. 29th, 2012 11:06 am (UTC)
Truth.

nodressrehersal
Mar. 28th, 2012 01:26 am (UTC)
I fear we are hopelessly doomed as a society.
patrick_vecchio
Mar. 28th, 2012 10:20 pm (UTC)
The more things change ...
inkling7
Mar. 28th, 2012 02:06 am (UTC)
This is a wonderfully written piece -- it's just a shame that it's necessary. Thanks for sharing this, Pat.
patrick_vecchio
Mar. 28th, 2012 10:19 pm (UTC)
Pierce can drop the hammer, can't he?
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