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My were born in the 1930s, sooooo... not always the most enlightened people in that area sometimes. They're not actively racist, but they're just ignorant in some ways. They don't hate people based on race, but if you haven't assimilated to white American culture, you're doing it wrong, in their eyes. I try to take it with a grain of salt and remember they were my age by the time we all started using the same bathrooms and going to integrated schools, so what's "normal" to them is very different to our standards. I've been a huge fan of rap music my whole life, so my childhood always involved some friction about that. My dad gets angry when ATMs give options for languages other than English😂 He also knew MLK from when he was in college I think, I forget how and why they interacted, but he told me he was a jerk. Maybe he was, maybe he wasn't, but he played a major role in fighting for civil rights, so you can't really go around saying shit like that. Entirely possible that my dad did or said something ignorant, so who knows. My dad is a real good guy, but that's the one facet of him that I can't respect. But I mean, he's 83, so what are you gonna do, you know? I did my part, I didn't let him pass those views on to me.
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