Unformatted text preview: Just Walk on By: Black people in Public Space is about black stereotypes in the United States. It is about how good black people feel when they feel like they are being targeted as a bad person because of the color of their skin. Staples feels like he is a good person and he realizes that he scares people. Staples doesn’t like the fact that he scares people and wants to try his best to stay out of the way and not seem suspicious. He feels like the victim. Staples, Brent.”Just Walk On By: Black People in Public Space.” 50 Essays: A Portable Anthology. Ed. Samuel Cohen. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2007. 404-407...
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- Spring '08
- public space, Public library, Brent Staples