Unformatted text preview: Feagin’s writing talks about how racial discrimination is still prevalent for middle-class blacks and that the downplaying of it only increases the plight for them. He discusses different forms of discrimination both verbal confrontation and withdrawl and I know from personal experience that this kind of discrimination is still very real and exists. In high school, I was driving with two of my friends who were white when we were pulled over by the police. We weren’t speeding or doing anything out of the ordinary so we thought this was rather strange. The police officer comes up to the window and basically says he pulled us over because when he first saw the car it was just my two white friends in the car but now I was in the car and they suspected I was a drug dealer. This blatant example of discrimination drove home the point that Feagin was trying to make and I definitely agree with his stance....
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course SOCI 412 taught by Professor Amber during the Spring '11 term at UNC.
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