posted on May, 23 2013 @ 07:08 AM
sadly as we have seen so far this is far from an irregular incident, and by by far there is nothing new about it. i have relatives that adopted 4
children 2 are from eastern countries and 2 are blacks born in the states. when the children were younger this getting stopped and questioned was a
regular thing for them especially cops. they learned early on that they had to be sure to carry id at all times when they were out with the children
due to this. if they only had the one or both of the eastern children it normally wasn't an issue, but if it was one or both of the black children it
was almost like it was just a matter of time that they were questioned about it. it almost seemed that people still felt like there was no way that
any black child would have any business being with a white parent, so much for people being non racist i guess.
it's not been bad since they became adults, yet awhile back one of them was out shopping with their father, and commented "stop following me and
leave me alone" to him, in a neutral low voice. in no time flat security was there to "deal" with him. ah the fun of a paranoid populace.
but hey you can have fun with it as well. at one family gathering when we were young adults and older teens we decided to go to 7-11 for snacks. as we
went in (a couple of us having smokes to finish we didn't all go in together) someone noticed the guy at the counter started to look nervous at
seeing 2 blacks in the store and an Indian (and man can he put on a bad fake Indian accent
), a redneck and another white walk in. so a few
minor racial/ethnic slurs started to be tossed around. by the time we were ready to go they guy not only looked like he was in a panic, he had one
hand on the phone. the relief was evident as we all came to the counter and someone asked "who was paying". some people are just SOOO panicky about
one of the best laughs we ever shared after doing that.