Darn Wright | Walking out of the shadows
Last updated 1/17/2020 at 8:19pm
It was all around me, but it was subtle in our household.
My mother was an Oklahoman southerner who was raised by a father who “had to be a KKK member if he wanted to stay in business.”
My mom’s views were, “individually ‘those people’ were good, but as a race, they were not.” Her racist views were surprising to me since I knew that, when I was an infant, she hired a black woman as my nanny.
I came across racist sentiments in other parts of the world, too. For example, there were race conflicts at the military compound I was stationed at in Korea.
I remember another time whe...