Latina, at the white, male New York Times: “Why are people thinking it’s OK to say racist sh-t in front of me?” – Salon.com

DAISY HERNÁNDEZ

Mr. Flaco is curious to hear what I might want to write about a new report showing that boys are being left behind in education. Nervous, I stumble through my pitch about how it’s not all boys.It is black boys and teenagers. “Racism,” I begin, “has, you know, shaped the expectations the kids have of themselves and that teachers have of them.”“What’s going to be your recommendation?” he asks, a smile dancing at his lips. “Tell teachers to raise their self-esteem?”

via Latina, at the white, male New York Times: “Why are people thinking it’s OK to say racist sh-t in front of me?” – Salon.com.

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