A few years ago I watched, “Race on The Oprah Show: A 25-Year Look Back” (www.oprah.com). Josh Solomon, who is white, was doing a study to find out how it was to live the life as a black man. He took a pill that changed the color of his skin from white to black.
Solomon said, “He was refused service in a restaurant, needlessly questioned by a police officer and seen as suspicious by people on the street. In the short time he spent as a black man, Solomon concluded that we haven’t come as far as we thought. Afterward, Josh told Oprah that “white people get this respect and black people are constantly trying to prove that they deserve it or are worthy of it.”
He went on to say in the interview that the study was suppose to go on longer but he couldn’t stand to…
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