Topics: Race Relations, Civil and Political Rights, Discrimination, Segregation, American History, Civil Rights Movement, 1950s, American South, Creative Nonfiction, and Poignant
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He watched my head go down.. emotionally i hurt and asked god..why humans choose freely to fuel racist hatred to people with dark skin? i could not make sense.. overwhelmingly caused by emotions to wither, and at the end of class i stayed seated..crying, secretly smothered my face, so no one would see.. Then My history teacher came to my desk.. and sat on the edge.. he asked me why i was so very upset?.. i told him i didnt realise just how cruel human beings can be..and all out of free will.. why hate a darker skin.. what had they done to people with oh so white skin? i told him i just cant take it in logically..
Then he quietly spoke and said " Hey look, Ive got a book , for you.. i brought alot of profound books more of actual events, but made american history.. "listen leona, if you stop crying, and wipe those tears away, i can show you a book that was very precious to me when younger, and i wanted to inspire children in UK to want to read..but they all seem focused on making lessons disruptive and insult me, but you? Leona i see that you are so focused on my voice and what im teaching, no noise seems to hinder you from listening to little old me..the american dude everyone laughs at...even other teachers..are rude." But you leona, i came to inspire.. and i have, even one person that shows eyes wide open engrossed and entwined within my story and topic.. I want to give you this book, as a gift".. i remeber looking up, and naturally, and kindly with all innocence, no darknes at al..he wiped one last tear from my cheek, and i took the worn ..well read book.. it was old and edited in 50/ re-edited 60`s.. called " BLACK LIKE ME" about a white reporterwho went to extreme measures and had a doctor give him a somewhat long session over a few months of injections that darkened his body`s pigment melanin, eventually turning his white skin Black.. throughout his whole experience he had to have injections to keep the pigment black... why you ask? as a white man with not one racist bone in his body/.. as a reporter and journalist he wanted to live like a black person and experience racist values from whites, and what it did to a mans soul to be an outcast upon this earth for just the darker colour of skin.. its an idiots idea that idiots caught onto and fueled out of greed.. Eleanor Roosavelt is one of my high respected women in history,, she once quoted "If A Million People Believe In A Foolish Thing.... It is STILL a Foolish Thing" .. that how he saw the whole of american life create a life of terrible and hate driven crimes, toward the african people. and treated their cattle with more affection... and i too.. could not quite except some high big class ugly fat greedy elite ignorant power hungry idiot, fool. stupid imbocile excuse as a human shouted a abusive reacttion and created some mass hysteria of elite little bastards who still live in the world.. but now??? how they hide, an fear exposure.. karma eh?
Don`t allow these people who live their life filled with hate and disrespect bitter twisted souls, who are maybe young but so very doomed at their time of demise..
If you read this book.. it will teach you to see beyond hate and cruelty and attitudes, no god is part of..
It will help you focus on something maybe blurred due to mayhem and dust of commotion in some unnecessary war in another country white people seem to think they own..
You will begin to look at life objectively and learn to seperate emotion and logic. Use and keep all you learn in your logical world..and respect the emotional feelings like now, as a deep understanding to a world that SHOULD have been.. but a small dark seed grew into a virus injection called GREED.. its caused more war death famine genocide..misery extreme.. because mankind is never satisfied with all they have, and feel it a right to take however they see fit,
He took a pen from the table and actually wrote, To Leona, an inspired pupil that i wanted to meet in a different part of my world. love grow learn and stay humble to your insight and wisdom, for the fool forever gloats and brags of his knowlesge, while the wise man sits silently and listens.. Lawrence Mantrarin (5th Grade American History Teacher) 1982 more