Just came across this year-old YouTube video which, I think, perfectly encapsulates the state of race relations in America today:
It's supposed to be funny.
I find it horrific.
Some poor guy working the phones for WalMart lets slip the word "colored," and then spends eight agonizing minutes in mortal fear that he's just destroyed his life.
I can't quite decide who I'd rather slap upside the head: the black sadist...or the white masochist:
"I'm not racist - I swear!...Race is not a word!...Like...I...I took college diversity...and we studied Africa, and all that, and we had to learn that race is not a word...I swear I'm not racist!..."