The Truth Without Sugar Coating The Issue Essays

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Growing up I heard a lot of different terms. The saying “But I know how those things go” kinds means you’ve been there and you’ve done that, and that’s how you know how things go. Another example would if in the past you loaned friend money but that friend never paid you back. But then later that same friend came again and asked to borrower money again. Well you do know how that’s gonna go that friend may not pay you back once again.

The term “People like us” is usually used when speaking, or thinking negative of another race or culture. Unfortunately me being Black I’ve heard this term way too much. I have said in the past and maybe just the other day to my son look at those officers pulling over than man. It’s one black man and two police cars for a seatbelt ticket. My son asked why that is. I had to tell him the truth without sugar coating the issue. I replied because they think “people like us” are a threat to their society. Although some terms have mutable meanings. Example BMW = the Automobile, BMW = black man working, black man walking.
"We take what we can get and make the most of it" means we don’t have much but we are happy with what we do have and will make the most out of it. Another saying similar is “making something out of nothing.” My parents said they theses saying a lot when I was growing up and I now say the same to my children. As a matter fact I just said it to my youngest son this morning on his way to school. He saying how he wanted some Nike…

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