>>Hi Brooke --
>> You know -- I agree with you 100%! I lived in Northridge >>(pre-quake)
>>husband tried to apply for civil jobs, only to be TOLD (off the >>record,
>>course) that he shouldn't bother to apply, because he was >>white and all
>>would be given to blacks and hispanics. He had taken all the >>tests and
>>with flying colors -- but he would be discriminated against >>because of
Thank you for your depth of understanding. I understnd this fully. I have a
dispute with Beverly Hills court, which has a staff of 100% minorities (not
an exaggeration) and discriminated against me. After being hung up on 8 times
(and my mother twice, once she identified who she was calling for), and then
going in to face this person... I was told several times to "get out of her
face" and then referred to as a "white b----". Then, I try to make a
complaint with the supervisors and I get the "Well, honey... Blacks have had
life so bad, maybe you need to give a little..." story. Why?? I lost my
hearing in 93, and have learned what TRUE discrimination is. So, when people
sit behind their computer making accusations of racism regarding my comments,
I become annoyed.I get sick of hearing, but not seeing racism against
blacks... If anything, it is reversed, like you said...and then to be grouped
with other racists?!! and told by Monica Hay...
<<"You might want to know what you're talking about the next <<time you say
>>Maybe you should read slower....you don't seem to hear what's being said.
--Well, this is the only place I "hear" what is being said! Maybe it would be
to Monica's best interest of understnding my points, if she didn't hear for a
week or two, then SHE would know what I am talking about!
Thank you for the compassion. You renewed my faith of this listserv.
Have a good day.