I find that being a person of colour
here in Dubai hasn't really been a hinderance for some, as I'm afro caribbean and I've only experienced racism once from a groggy lager lout bar in Bur Dubai, frequented by the likes of your regular hooligans chanting for their football team to pick the game up.
I hope that, if a person of colour
or an Irish Catholic or a Muslim or an American or a Russian were to write a book with the same themes, they would start from the point of view of where their people have erred.
Any free person who shall teach any slave to read or write upon conviction shall if a white man or woman, be fined not less than 100 dollars, nor more than 200 dollars, or imprisoned; and if a free person of colour
, shall be fined, imprisoned or whipped, not exceeding 39 lashes, nor less than 20.
Finally, for the first time there is a real possibility that a person of colour
is elected President of the United States.
However as this phrase uses the word "white" in a slightly derogatory sense, why would a person of colour
be offended by it?
Hope to every person of colour
who has wondered "What's the point?
Sonn said: "If there's a chance for a person of colour
to represent his country, then we must make sure he gets that opportunity.
Shuffling to me amounts to exclusion of a person of colour
who has the right to be given the opportunity, " he added.