In my professions as a retired English teacher and presently as a minister and pastor of a church, I meet many people who learn who I am and the experiences I have had in my life and they try to impress me by using so called big words.. Most of the time they use them out of context and can barely pronounce them. I just look at them and say to myself people should only be themselves and enjoy meeting different kinds of people with various backgrounds and just live life to the fullest.
This word has always been offensive to me as a person of color. This word means below human or inferior to all other persons. I love people regardless of color and other differences. I respect all human beings because I was raised by a loving and caring mother who did not see a person's color as a determing factor as whether her children liked them or not. I have had my share of racist remarks;however, I am a overcomer. I can honestly say when I taught school, and was asked how many whites or ..