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Don't Sell Your Home to Negros

I was born in 1945. San Diego, California is where I was raised. Caucasian from mostly northern latitude countries; a human being on this earth is who I really am.

I was in college and my boyfriends parents wanted to sell their home to move to L.A. and their neighbors told them not to sell to Negroes. My boyfriend's father had been in the Navy in South Africa before apartheid when everyone seemed to live peacefully together. We attended a city-wide forum to help whites become aware of institutional racism in San Diego. We shared what we learned with his parents; we had no idea all these things were going on around us. They delayed selling the home until years later. When they did it was to a wonderful family with kids who happened to be Black.