I'm disgusted & angry with myself for coming here
To be perfectly blunt about it, living here makes me ashamed to be a fellow human being...and I'm from New York. (We all know the reputation of New Yorkers) The majority of the people here are openly racist. Sure, whites are racist against Blacks, but dark-skinned Blacks are racist against nearly everyone, including light-skinned blacks, and light skinned blacks are racist against those of darker skin. Those that aren't racist are just plain mean. Yes, I know Katrina devestated the area, but that was years ago and, in any case, its no reason to treat people with malice, contempt, and prejudices. Its hard enough to live a life in these times, without having to worry about how the personal views of complete strangers will effect you. I'm in a situation that prevents me from leaving at this moment, but, as soon as its economically possible, I will be relocating & I will never return.
To anyone thinking of moving here, take a long, hard, honest look! Leave the French Quarter Read More