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Unformatted text preview: them to run as fast as they could too. There is a good chance that most of the time that black man is going to be a mugger, or a rapist, or a junkie. How many times have we heard the story that something like that has happened? If black males didn’t rape or mug women so often innocent black men wouldn’t be perceived as dangerous to others. I feel sorry for the innocent people but whenever I see a black man who in his early 20s I’ll always be cautious just in case. It’s better to be safe than sorry. The black man really can’t stop this from happening unless he decided to change. Even then though, it may not be as much, but he will still be misperceived even after a change. So he has to ask himself, “Is it worth it?” I would think this man thought about that and decided it wasn’t worth it. I would probably decide the same because even if you’re being misperceived you aren’t doing any damage....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course ENG 111 taught by Professor Maguire during the Spring '08 term at Morris County.
- Spring '08