A white college student from a private college goes into a poor neighborhood and volunteers four hours a week and that’s considered exemplary. [Whereas] a poor kid who lives in that community and takes care of all the kids in that neighborhood four hours every day is not seen as a volunteer.
I’m trying this new thing where I forgive a lot more. Genuinely too. I know I could hold a grudge against a lot of bad shit, but if people treating you like shit hasn’t taught you how to be compassionate, than what hope does the rest of the damn world have?