i thought of you, while in the shower
and i thought of how nice it’d be
to have your things among my things
along the bathtub’s edge
and i imagined myself running out of soap
and using yours
and wearing you to work, and the grocery store
and i imagined that night, laying down beside you
and smelling your neck
and finding out where all my soap had gone
Step 1: Stare at the centre dot for 30 seconds.
Step 2: Look at any of these 5 pictures.
Step 3: Enjoy!
where is your proof and evidence on your broad claims. select befriending? poor naming?
Hebl, M. R., Williams, M. J., Sundermann, J. M., Kell, H. J., & Davies, P. G. (2012). Selectively friending: Racial stereotypicality and social rejection. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48(6), 1329-1335.
That’s for selective friending
As for negative ramifications of having black names there’s tons of research. Here’s a few:
Anderson-Clark, T. N., Green, R. J., & Henley, T. B. (2008). The Relationship Between First Names And Teacher Expectations For Achievement Motivation. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 27(1), 94-99.
Bertrand, Marianne, and Sendhil Mullainathan. “Are Emily And Greg More Employable Than Lakisha And Jamal? A Field Experiment On Labor Market Discrimination.” American Economic Review 94, no. 4 (2004): 991-1013.
(There’s mulitple audit studies using resumes that show all similar results)
Hogan, B., & Berry, B. (2011). Racial and Ethnic Biases in Rental Housing: An Audit Study of Online Apartment Listings. City & Community, 10(4), 351-372.
(This shows discrimination against muslims and asians as well)
All this goes to show is that systemic racism is rampant in our society. Really has little to do with the name and more just discriminatory behaviors.
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