Monday, March 3, 2014

Things Haven't Changed Much

I remember in 1988, I had my first office summer job (as opposed to landscaping or supermarket cashier), working with a board of directors out here on the cape. I remember one being impressed that I was a college student at B.U. and 'capable' of running the project. He commented, "you're a real credit to your race." I remember smiling and saying, "So are you, sir." He was deeply flustered and offended, and I pretended not to understand why...

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