Dear Mr. Lemon,
I was watching, when you became angry over the verdict in the “Loud Music” trial. When you told the story about the person questioning your right to be in your neighborhood, you certainly had the right to question THEIR right to be there.
I guess I need to tell you I am white for the purpose of this letter. We may be coming at this from different angles. I understand there are jerks how there, who will hate you, because you are African-American. I see them as individual jerks, not part of a general mass.
I get the need for a dialogue about race in the United States. I’m curious as to whether African-Americans think having President Obama as President has drawn more bigots out of the woodwork. Not sure what the answer is to that. I was raised, NOT to discuss race. Just see people as individuals; not by color. Therefore, I understand the need for the dialogue, however, I wouldn’t have a clue as to how to initiate such a dialogue or who to have it with.
Just some thoughts on a lunch hour. Thank you for your time.