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Learning About Race the Hard Way

By: Brad Manock

         race   Parents will usually talk to their kids at some point about sex, also known as “the talk.” But they never talk about race, they do not discuss how other people have different skin colors and different cultures and how you are expected to act around these different people. Long story short, I thought “black people” and “Mexicans” were the exact same thing until I was a freshman in high school, 14 years old. How did this happen? How did I find out the truth? That is what I will be discussing in this article.

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