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Roving Camera 3-28-19: To what extent does being black put people at a disadvantage in America?

We still call each other black, instead of seeing each other has human beings, first.— Ishmael Shaheed, Entrepreneur, Hyde Park
“Our color puts us at a disadvantage. If we had the same opportunities whites have, we’d do better.” — Georgia Brown, Chef, Canton
“There are a lot of disadvantages. Being white you get better jobs.” — N. G., Portrait Artist, Roxbury
“I don’t think it puts me at a disadvantage. It makes me fight harder for what I’m due. I already know nothing will be given to me.“ — Donnell Williams, General Services, Roxbury
“The impression of us as slaves is not just in the minds of blacks. It’s in the minds of whites too. That puts us at a disadvantage.” — Mr. Cobb, Writer, Roxbury
“We’ve been slaves since we got here and we’re still slaves. We’re not free. Police officers can still kill us without punishment.” — Bobby, Freelancer, Brookline

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