Friday, 21 February 2014

46. In 2014

In 2014 a young woman feels compelled to change her Asian name on an application for a corporate training programme in order to be properly considered.

1n 2014 a group of young City professionals are turned away from a club because too many of them are of BME origin.

In 2014 a young man will not grow out his beard because his WASP colleagues will consider his curly hair unkempt in comparison to their own ironed-out follicles.

In 2014 .

In 2014 a young man or woman of ethnic minority is condemned for adopting received pronunciation, yet is also condemned for adopting an untainted accent representative of home.

What are some of your experiences?

1 comment:

  1. In 2014, a young BME male thinks he has to put on a false WASP persona in hopes of achieving something other BME males won't be able to gain.

    In 2014, older WASP men and women are still intimidated and fearful of a young BME male, without actually knowing who he is or what he does.