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However, the reality of the situation was they were immigrants and not considered white.In my Coney Island, there were no white children or adults to speak with.Obviously, they were the left behinds that could not afford to run and move away like all the others like them did.

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Throughout my elementary school experience there were no black teachers that resided in our neighborhood.

Being new to school and learning, racism still wasn’t an issue.

I can remember a teacher pinching my cheeks and saying “what a cute little monkey”.

I was happy to be acknowledged and to be told I was cute.

We played as children with the other children that were just like us, black or Latino. Of course some had more than others, but it was like everyone was one even ground.

We just played and enjoyed our innocence, not realizing the difference between not having any whites around because of…My views regarding racial mixing and dating has matured a lot with age.Yet there are still instances where my past views remain in the fore.Not knowing and not mingling with whites made them seem alien; with everyone one of them having a good life and not having hardships and poverty.There was one family that lived in the building we resided, a mother and her daughter.For a long time older black people would tell my mom how pretty I was with my dreamy eyes and my dimples.

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