Wednesday, March 14, 2007

why can't we all just get along?

one of the more difficult aspects of our life in montreal has been that many people here seem to think, talk, and act differently about race than what we're used to. given the ethnic mix of our family, ethnic relations and racism are always relevant topics, as discussed in a previous post. it remains an on-going issue for the girls in a number of the settings in which they find themselves, and it always seems to be in the news — to wit:
some quebecers claim that immigrants and other minorities cry racism even when it's not the case; they're probably right, at least some of the time. but one has to wonder, with all of this smoke, if there isn't a fire somewhere…

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