Why I Added MY Voice To The Color Of Change.Org...

Here we go again! It's seems to me like I'm back in the days of Jim Crow down in the sweltering flatlands of a Mississippi Delta...It's downright appalling to me that in this time of change for America and the first elected Black president of these United States that the matter of Race simmers always on the backburner of Americans. Why is it that we can come together to make a better America for our future generations & yet, when mere children of color, (mainy) are denied access to a swimming pool because presumingly parents of 'white' children questions why is it that 'black' children are being allowed to swim there?

This doesn't set well with me. It's not acceptable and it borders on blatant racism. Where are we again? Memories are flodding back now to nooses, church burnings/bombings, little girls dying. Men of color hung from the neck until dead.1950-60s Black folks denied basic rights & threatened because they wanted the right to drink from the same water fountain. Sit at the same food counter. Send their children to the same schools like those of their white counterparts... 

This is 2009 folks. This shouldn't be happening in Pennsylvania or anywhere in these United States Of America! I'm distressed as a women of color who is constantly having to stand up for the rights I'm entitled to. I have gladly signed a petition via colorofchange that sends a message to those in Congress/ hell, in Government to put an end to this form of self imposed entitlement. We are all human beings contributing to a greater America and I am not a racist/ radical/activist/political bipartisan, or any of the other names one might associate with standing up for civil rights & justice where there is obviously so much injustice...  

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