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“I’m supposed to write my statement of diversity– but I’m not a minority, I wasn’t poor growing up, I’ve never been raped…”
Friend:: How cool is Chicago?
Me:: I love it! You should come visit me this summer!
Friend:: If I come will you be my ghetto pass?
I then tried very every avenue possible to explain why this was a microaggression (mind you he was very familiar with the term as we were in a graduate program that focused very heavily on race, racism, and microaggressions). He told me I was over reacting and that Eminem had said it so it was okay -__- He then said he's said it to other Black ppl. and they were okay with it -__-.
“You’ll have to marry a rich man if you want to afford that!”
“Where are you from? Where were you from before that? Before that?”
“Yeh… I am going to get my insurance bill sent straight to my mom so she could pay it every month.”
“The reason why women get paid less than men is because they aren’t assertive enough. If women would just demand better pay and refuse to work until they got it, they wouldn’t have to keep complaining about the wage gap.”
“Oh my God! Yea, that shooting at Haas last week was so crazy! I feel like I go to a ghetto school now!”