A Personal Connection with Discrimination in the SocietyA Personal Connection with Discrimination in the Society

A Personal Connection with Discrimination in the Society

Subject: Personal Experience Paper Sunlight., August 6, 200011:57:12 AM MDT

From: Debi Slaughter (view profile)

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Being from an upper middle income white family, I under no circumstances thought that discrimination would be a part of my entire life. That was before I noticed that my so-called upbringing had not been what it had appeared.

I was created and brought up in Albion, MI. “Minor Detroit” as its been referred to as by some. In college I hung out with all races of individuals. The color of ones skin was hardly ever a concern with me, I simply saw persons for who they were, not that which was on the outside. My children had raised me to trust that all persons had the potential to be good or bad, never to judge by the colour of their skin.

When I was 19, I had moved away and begun a difficult life of being an individual parent. My son's dad and I had just simply gotten a divorce and existence was becoming harder by the minute. An excellent good friend of mine was assisting me cope and he was a major stage of me having the capacity to work, finish school but still have time for my kid. He was dark. Our friendship progressed into a relationship before my 20th birthday. And that was when things begun to change. When my mom discovered that I was associated with a black man,

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