Asians Can't Drive

Location

94544
United States
37° 37' 37.2936" N, 122° 2' 58.7472" W

Asians can't drive, and Mexicans make trouble. You will get shot by a black man who will rob your home and steal your vehicle. All Mexican immigrants are illegal. Asians can't speak English to save their pathetic little lives.

Who is above us all? None other than the white.

A well-respected man once recited his dreams for a better world to open ears. This man came from an African American background. He filled the city, the country with a distinct sound. And this sound carried through the hearts of many. This sound stayed true, real, fresh, within the souls of many.

But still, this goes on. Every single day, this goes on. This man was killed for of his controversial opinions. Killed for peace, unity and the idea of one kin, and we are still separated. Love is being drowned by hatred.

Listen to me. Open your ears. Let go of these insecure fears. I don't care what color they are. I don't care who they belong to. Just make sure your mind is open while I speak. See, I'm not trying to offend you, I'm just trying to educate you on why we can't find peace.

'Cause see your mind thinks like this.

The stereotypical Asian: Straight A's, AP Classes, over-achiever, can't drive. Intelligence in the classroom but flawed in logic outside.

The stereotypical Black: Saggy pants, ditches class, has no class, expected to go nowhere. Why don't you take him somewhere?

The stereotypical Mexican: Illegal, drug dealing, gang affiliated, tattoos everywhere, and knows no respect.

Did you ever think of trying to show them respect?

The outer workings of a man do not define the inner workings of a man. The inner workings, if portrayed on the outside, would reveal some of the most vulnerable human beings on the planet. No one planned this.

The ridiculous cause of the corruption of our nation has been passed down from generation to generation.

What are we doing?

Racial injustice and prejudice is blinding us from what is right. They block our sight.

We hide from the need to face the outer workings. Too comfortable in our stereotypical views. Typical, judgemental, raised to to believe that all blacks are out there to get you. Raised to believe that all Mexicans are part of a gang. Raised to believe that Asians are all stupid and helpless and are people you should take advantage of. But look deeper and see the similarities, because all I see is someone who looks exactly like me.

I see nothing wrong with them. I only see something wrong with you. You who judge by the saggy pants an tattoos. You who judge by the slanted eyes have no clue of what the inner workings can provoke. Of what the inner workings say about the human beings of whom you joke.

Now, when will we learn?

A great man once said, "We've learned to fly the air like birds, we've learned to swim the sea like fish and yet we haven't learned to walk the Earth as brothers and sisters."

When will we learn?

Walk the Earth with me. Together we will educate ourselves. Just know that the cause of racism is the fear of the unknown. The actions of one person does not defy an entire race, so show me. I believe human beings are kind. So explore, travel, educate, and open your mind.

Comments

smooth_harmony

I like your piece. It was very directed, open, and honest.

muse539

"Walk the Earth with me."

I can't explain it, but that line touched me.

faisawarsame

wow!!!! your amazing

 

CH

It spoke to me but not in the way of poems. More like in the way of a paragraph?

gone rouge

this is awesome don't listen to the ones that say you did horrible you did good i think of it as a rap when its not poetic so think of it like that and this is even more relevant in 2017 than 2013 i like how it just flows on, also the title was a super eye catcher i love it, and could you critique my poems plz thx :)

Ravenclaw13

That was amazing.
I stand with you.

I'm sharing that to all of my friends.
Don't be afraid of the unknown.
Embrace it.

Grant-Grey Porter Hawk Guda

Keep sharing your expression! Your heart! Powerful poetry! 

Nudge421

You're voice is beautiful and I know that people will try to misinterpret you're beauty for something entirely new and completely miss the purpose of what you wanted to do, but this is marvelous and thank you for taking the time to tell us about the wonderous marvels of your mind

fkenj

Racist Bitch

 

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